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Chocolate Frosting

 My mama’s chocolate frosting recipe has been a favorite of my family’s for as long as a I can remember! Just be warned – you’ll all be fighting over who gets to lick the bowl!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword easy dessert recipes, kid-friendly recipes, no bake dessert recipes
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 3 minutes
Servings 16 servings
Calories 118kcal


  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 6 tbsp butter
  • 6 tbsp milk
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips milk chocolate or semi-sweet


  • Add sugar, butter, and milk to a small saucepan over medium heat and bring to a rolling boil, stirring often.
  • Boil for exactly 60 seconds and remove from heat.
  • Stir in chocolate chips and continue stirring until the chocolate has melted.
  • Use frosting immediately as it will harden quickly. 


Makes about 2 cups of frosting and will frost a 9x13 pan of brownies.


Calories: 118kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 44mg | Potassium: 7mg | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 155IU | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 0.1mg