Use this sweet, creamy filling in our Coconut Sandwich Cookies. This recipe also appears on the Martha Stewart Makes Cookies app for iPad.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Beat butter with an electric mixer on medium-high speed until creamy, about 2 minutes. Reduce speed to medium, and beat in confectioners' sugar, 1/2 cup at a time, scraping down side of bowl as necessary, until pale and fluffy, about 5 minutes. Add vanilla, and beat until smooth.

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Reviews (4)

37 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 9
  • 4 star values: 5
  • 3 star values: 14
  • 2 star values: 7
  • 1 star values: 2
Rating: 5 stars
10/30/2018
Easy to follow. Taste great!
Rating: Unrated
09/02/2012
it works
Rating: Unrated
02/04/2011
I meant the comment below to be on this buttercream frosting recipe. Sorry for the confusion:) http://www.marthastewart.com/recipe/vanilla-buttercream-frosting
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Rating: Unrated
02/04/2011
I believe it is granulated sugar since you are dissolving the sugar. If it was only 1 1/3 cups of powdered sugar, I don't think that there would be enough to make 6 cups of frosting. That's my take anyway:)