If it's creamy frosting you like, here's the recipe to top off those sugar cookies. #3 in the top 10 cookie recipes for Chicago 2011 at AllRecipes.com.
In a large bowl, cream together the confectioners' sugar and shortening until smooth. Gradually mix in the milk and vanilla with an electric mixer until smooth and stiff, about 5 minutes. Color with food coloring if desired.
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