Classic Cookie Frosting

  • Prep Time 0 min
  • Total Time 0 min
  • Servings 0

1
envelope plus 2 teaspoons unflavored gelatin
1
cup cold water
1
cup granulated sugar
2 1/4
cups powdered sugar
1 1/2
teaspoons vanilla
1
teaspoon baking powder
1/8
teaspoon salt

  • 1 Sprinkle gelatin on cold water in 2-quart saucepan to soften; stir in granulated sugar. Heat to a rolling boil; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered 10 minutes. Pour hot mixture over powdered sugar in large bowl. Beat about 2 minutes with electric mixer on medium speed until foamy. Beat in vanilla, baking powder and salt on high speed 12 to 15 minutes or until soft peaks form.