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Butter Glaze

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Rating: 5/5 5 stars
3 reviews

ready in: under 30 minutes
serves/makes:   2.5 cups

recipe id: 29226
cook method: stovetop

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2 cups sifted confectioner's sugar
8 tablespoons unsalted butter
8 teaspoons milk


Place confectioner's sugar in a medium bowl. In a small saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Remove pan from heat; immediately pour butter into bowl with sugar. Add the milk and whisk until smooth.

Working quickly, dip cookies or whatever into the glaze, and place right side up on a wire rack. Allow glaze to set, about 20 minutes.

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44 calories, 2 grams fat, 6 grams carbohydrates, 0 grams protein per tablespoon. This recipe is low in sodium.
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REVIEW: 5 star recipe rating
I used this on freshly baked cinnamon rolls. I added a tsp of vanilla in place of one tsp of the milk. Very good glaze. I'm going to use it again for sure.

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REVIEW: 5 star recipe rating
This is a very good and buttery glaze. I drizzle it on coffee cake.

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REVIEW: 5 star recipe rating
easy , my number one goto icing

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