Creamy Decorative Frosting

Theresa Ford


A favorite frosting for Mom's Christmas cookies


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15 Min


  • 1 c
    crisco shortening
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 4 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1/4 c
    egg whites
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp
    almond extract

How to Make Creamy Decorative Frosting


  1. In a large bowl, with an electric mixer at low speed, beat shortening and butter until smooth
  2. At low speed, add 2 cups confectioners sugar, half a cup at a time
  3. Add cornstarch, beat at medium speed until well combined
  4. Add egg whites, salt, vanilla and almond extract, beat low speed until well blended
  5. Beat in remaining confectioners sugar until mixture is smooth and stiff peaks form

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About Creamy Decorative Frosting

Course/Dish: Cakes Cookies
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American

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