Buttercream Icing For Sugar Cookies
1/2 cup shortening
1/2 cup butter softened
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
4 cups confectioner sugar (1 box)
2 tablespoons milk
Cream together butter, shortening, and vanilla. Blend in the sugar, one cup at a time. Beat in milk and mix until light and fluffy. Keep icing covered until ready to decorate.