For 1 dozen cookies
1 pound of Confectioners Sugar (also called 10X or Powdered Sugar)
1/4 pound soft butter
1/8 teaspoon of salt
1 teaspoon of vanilla
3 to 4 Tablespoons milk
Combine 1/3 of the sugar with the butter and salt. Blend vanilla, 2 Tablespoons of milk and remaining sugar into the mixture. Gradually stir in remainin milk, until the desired consistency is reached.
You may also add flavourings to the frosting such as peppermint for a flavoured frosting other that butter cream. To do that, add a bit of flavouring at a time till desired taste is reached. The same with colourings as well