Creamy frosting for cookies

Yield: 1 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 cup SHORTENING
1½ teaspoon VANILLA
½ teaspoon LEMON EXTRACT
4½ cup CONFECTIONERS SUGAR
4 tablespoons MILK (OR LESS)
1 each FOOD COLORING

IN A BOWL, BEAT SHORTENING, VANILLA AND DESIRED EXTRACT (LEMON, ORANGE, ALMOND). SLOWLY ADD POWDERED SUGAR, BEATING WELL. ADD 2 TBSP MILK.

GRADUALLY ADD THE REMAINING POWDERED SUGAR. BEAT WELL, ADDING ENOUGH REMAINING MILK TO MAKE THE FROSTING SMOOTH AND SPREADABLE. IF DESIRED, MIX IN A LITTLE FOOD COLORING TO MAKE YOUR FROSTING PRETTY. NUTRITIONAL DATA PER TABLESPOON: 112 CALORIES, 6 g FAT, (51% CALORIES FROM FAT).

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