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browned butter frosting

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Recipe by
Cassie *
Somewhere, PA

After requests for me to post the frosting I used on my cranberry cookies, to make it more it know who you are!...for a cake, I would probably triple or at least double the recipe...I'm posting the recipe that frosted 30 cookies. Thanks for the emails...

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 5 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For browned butter frosting

  • 1/3 c
    unsalted butter
  • 1 1/2 tsp
  • 2 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 2 - 4 Tbsp
    hot water ( only took 2 for the consistency i wanted )

How To Make browned butter frosting

  • 1
    Heat the butter in a saucepan over low heat until golden brown, about 5 minutes.
  • 2
    Cool for 2 minutes; transfer to a small bowl. Add sugar and vanilla. Beat in water, 1 tablespoon at a time, until frosting reaches desired consistency.