Decorator White Icing

Decorator White Icing

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10 min.
22 min.
10 servings (2 tablespoons per serving)

More than simply sugar and water, this quick Decorator White Icing is flavored with creamy white chocolate and your favorite baking extract. Make up several colors for all your holiday decorating.


  • 6 oz. NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Premier White Baking Bar, broken into pieces
  • 3 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar, sifted
  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla, almond, orange or mint extract
  • 1 set paste* or liquid food coloring (optional)
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MICROWAVE baking bars and cream in medium, microwave-safe bowl uncovered, microwave-safe bowl on MEDIUM-HIGH (70%) power for 1 minute; STIR. The bars may retain some of their shape. If necessary, microwave at additional 10 to 15-second intervals, stirring just until melted. Transfer to small mixer bowl. Beat in powdered sugar, butter and extract until smooth. Stir in food coloring.

SPREAD or pipe icing onto baked and cooled sugar cookies; decorate as desired. Let stand until icing is set.

Makes about 1 1/4 cups.

* Paste food colorings are available where cake decorating supplies are sold.

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Cannot believe it is so EASY!

I love it so much and now I make fresh icing everytime I bake

- FuMei Hsu from Arcadia, CA

I'll never buy tube icing again

Simple to make, great tasting. Now I don't have any reason not to make pretty decorated cookies for the kids

- Rhonda Byers from Dallas, TX


I use this recipe every Christmas for decorating cookies. It's wonderful because it's so easy to make and deal with, it colors well, and it's not the regular old frosting. Who doesn't love white chocolate?

- Maryam Thomson from Seattle

Decorator White Icing

This was a very easy recipe and my family loved the the taste of the icing.I use this recipe all the time now.

- MARY HOLCOMB from Lexington, NC

Easy to do

White icing easy to do . now you can say I made them home made .and you don't have to spend so much money buying decorator cookies .

- Sadie Gambino from Bronx, NY

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/10 of Recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 10

  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 170
  • Calories from Fat: 90
  • Total Fat: 10g (15% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 7g (37% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 15mg (5% of DV)
  • Sodium: 45mg (2% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 20g (7% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: 0g (0% of DV)
  • Sugars: 17g
  • Protein: 0g
  • Vitamin A: 4% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 0% of DV
  • Calcium: 0% of DV
  • Iron: 0% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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