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A bunny face and ears cut out sugar cookie is decorated with swirls of white frosting. It is packaged in a self sealing plastic bag for gifting.
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Buttercream Frosting For Decorating

A big batch of this will make your cookies that much more amazing!
Prep Time8 mins
Total Time8 mins
Author: Mirlandra Neuneker


  • 2 cups salted butter softened
  • 2 pounds of powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream does not have to be heavy whipping cream
  • 1 Tbsp. real vanilla extract
  • ΒΌ tsp. salt


  • In the bowl of a stand mixer with the whip attached beat butter until creamy. Add powdered sugar and beat on slow speed until incorporated. This is a good time to use a shield or throw a towel over the mixer.
  • Add the cream, vanilla and salt. Beat on low speed until combined and then beat on medium-high speed for two - three minutes. The frosting will be fluffy and light. Taste for salt and vanilla if desired.
  • Use at room temperature to frost cookies by spreading or piping.
  • Leftovers can be saved in the fridge for a month of frozen for long term storage. This stuff is always great to have around!