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Browned Butter Frosting

  •  4.4 stars stars based on 8 reviews
  •   88% would make this again
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1/4 cup butter
2-1/2 cup powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 tablespoons milk

Heat butter over low heat until delicate brown; remove from heat. Mix in powdered sugar. Beat in vanilla and milk until smooth. If necessary, stir in additional milk, 1/2 teaspoon at a time, until spreading consistency. Frost cookies and store tightly covered.

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Reviews of Browned Butter Frosting:

1-5 of 8 reviews   Next >>

  A cookie baker  Dec 18, 2011
Would make this again.
The best icing ever!!!!!!! 5 stars

  A cookie baker  Dec 18, 2011
Would make this again.
This was the best ever, and I usually do NOT say that about icing. The best ever, I mean it!!!!!!!! 5 stars

  A cookie baker in Atlanta  Dec 27, 2010
Would make this again.
This is the BEST frosting for cookies out there. Bar NONE. Whoever made it for their picnic probably burned it. If you make it properly, it is wonderful!! I make it each year, and I get asked for the recipe! I use salted Land O' Lakes butter, it does make a difference. Try this recipe. It may need just a bit more milk. I just add a TB. until it is the proper consistency. MY KIDS LOVE THIS FROSTING!!! (And I have NINE Of them, so that's saying something.) ;) 5 stars

   Jan 13, 2008
Would not make this again.
Ugh..This wasn't very tasty. My kids didn't like it, either. I took it to a picnic and no one touvhed my cookies. Or maybe I did something wrong? Well, I liked it, but nobody other than me liked it. I like the buttercream frostng much better than this one. You can read my review in the buttercream icing. 1 star

  A cookie baker  Dec 22, 2007
Would make this again.
i love that recipe! 5 stars

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