A Sweet Craving for Buttercream

When your sister insistently states that she MUST have buttercream this Saturday, who are you to argue or object? Instead, you search your pantry and candy jar for any and all things that could be topped by this said buttercream. And then you smile and remember how lucky you are to have a sister who knows buttercream fixes everything. There are no worries when buttercream is involved. So run, don’t walk, to your kitchen and whip up our Candy Bar Buttercream Frosted Cookies and soon you too will be in a sweet Saturday buttercream bliss.

Make our favorite cookie dough recipe . Bake according to the directions. Allow to cool and frost with buttercream (recipe below). Top with chopped candy bars.

Buttercream Frosting


  • 1/2 cup butter room temp
  • 1/2 cup butter flavored Crisco
  • 3 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 5 tbsp almond milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  • Beat together butter and Crisco until light and fluffy.
  • Add in powdered sugar a cup at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Add the almond milk and vanilla and beat for 1 – 2 minutes on high speed.