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When spreading canned or home made frosting on sugar cookies, how do you make the frosting stick? Mine seems to always follow the knife, off.


Asked by JeannieBee at 7:10 AM on Dec. 17, 2010 in Food & Drink

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Answers (9)
  • Are you letting the cookies cool completely? I don't usually have that problem, unless I try to frost them to quick from the oven.

    Answer by Scuba at 7:17 AM on Dec. 17, 2010

  • Let the cookies cool completely

    Answer by sstepph at 8:31 AM on Dec. 17, 2010

  • Make sure the cookies are completely cool before icing them.


    Answer by JeremysMom at 12:48 PM on Dec. 17, 2010

  • Use a spatula or a cake tip.

    Answer by SweetLoveofMine at 7:24 AM on Dec. 17, 2010

  • I usually buy the tubes of cookie decorating frosting so it dries and they don't stick together. Or make my own royal icing to frost. It spreads easy then dries 'hard'

    Answer by But_Mommie at 7:47 AM on Dec. 17, 2010

  • I use the back of a small teaspoon. It comes off much better than a knife.

    Answer by texasgurl33 at 12:54 PM on Dec. 17, 2010

  • make sure the cookies are cooled and the frosting is room temperature

    Answer by Ashlynnsmommy07 at 7:15 PM on Dec. 17, 2010

  • I thin the frosting a little, that seems to help, cool cookies are definently a must, you could also pop the frosting into the microwave for 10 seconds just to warm it up a little

    Answer by lovemylilman06 at 8:13 PM on Dec. 17, 2010

  • I agree you need to let them cool, and just frost slowly and gently.

    Answer by KTMOM at 9:25 PM on Dec. 17, 2010