Orange Frosting for Cookies

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I surely do love citrus...I find every excuse I can to use this frosting...

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  • add   2-4 tablespoons orange juice
  • add   1 teaspoon vanilla
  • add   1/2 cup butter
  • add   red food coloring
  • add   4 cups powdered sugar
  • add   yellow food coloring
  • add   1/2 teaspoon orange zest


  1. combine all ingredients in a large bowl.
  2. beat at medium speed with electric mixer for 3-5 minutes or until very fluffy --
  3. tint frosting to desired color.
  4. I can't remember how much frosting this makes.but it is over 2 cups -- .