This icing is ideal for anise cookies. Separate it into several little bowls for lots of colors. Tint with a few drops food coloring. Use little paintbrushes to color. Kids will love it!
- 1 cup sifted confectioners' sugar
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 ½ tablespoons heavy cream
- 3 drops red food coloring
- Blend sugar, salt and flavoring. Add cream or water to make it easy to spread. Makes enough icing for 3 to 5 dozen cookies.