Recipe By: Grandma Veit

At the bottom of the card is written Aurora, Illinois.


1/2 cup butter
1 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup milk


1. Melt butter and brown sugar.

2. Boil over slow heat two minutes, stirring constantly.

3. Stir in milk.

4. Stir until mixture comes up to a boil.

5. Remove from heat and cool to lukewarm.

6. Add gradually confectioner’s sugar.

7. Beat until spreading consistency.

8. If icing becomes too stiff, add a little hot water to soften.