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Chocolate Frosting for Surprise Cookies

Use this frosting when making our Surprise Cookies.

Source: Martha Stewart Kids, Winter 2004


  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, melted and cooled
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract


  1. Place confectioners' sugar in a medium bowl. In a small saucepan over medium-low heat, melt butter with the cocoa, stirring occasionally with a wooden spoon. Add milk and vanilla, and whisk.

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