Item# WLRECIP-8866

Cookies and Cream Buttercream Frosting Recipe

Item No. WLRECIP-8866
Amount
3 cups
Prep Time
10 min
Skill Level
Beginner
Total Time
15 min

Cookies and cream buttercream frosting is a classic combination that when used as a topping just can’t be beat! This delicious frosting recipe is made with your favorite chocolate cookies perfectly crushed to create a fluffy buttercream that goes great on layer cakes, cupcakes and yes—even cookies!

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  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup solid vegetable shortening
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 cups sifted powdered sugar (confectioners’ sugar)
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 10 chocolate sandwich cookies, finely ground (about 1 cup fine crumbs)

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  • Notes:

    • To store: Frosting should be stored in an airtight container in a refrigerator for 2 weeks and can be frozen for up to 6 weeks. Bring back to room temperature and re-whip before using. Frosted cakes should be stored at room temperature for two to three days.

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