Healthy-sugar-cookie-frosting-recipe, combine white sugar and water in a small saucepan over medium heat, simmering until dissolved and a sugar syrup is created, about 5 minutes. step 2 stir together confectioner's sugar and milk in a small bowl until smooth. beat in almond extract and 2 teaspoons of sugar syrup until icing is smooth and glossy.. Make the cookies: in a bowl of a stand mixer or using a large bowl with a hand mixer, cream the sugar and butter until it is very light in color, about 5-10 minutes. add the egg and vanilla and mix until well combined. add 1 cup of the flour, the salt and baking powder and turn on low., 5 minute healthy frosting.. i love when a recipe accidentally turns into something wonderful. this is the case in this 5 minute healthy vegan frosting recipe.