(3)Now that you have everything ready, it’s time to mix the ingredients together. In a large bowl, cream the butter, and then take turns adding the sugar and milk. Use enough milk so that the icing is semi-thin but not too watery; it’s a delicate balance, so pay careful attention to the mixture. You want icing that your vampires will be proud of! Once you have the right consistency, mix in the vanilla. Finally, divide the icing into several bowls and tint each a different color with the food dyes you’ve chosen.(4) Icing a vampire has been a tradition in my household for many years. Since this is something that not many people do in preparation for Halloween, we always enjoy watching the puzzled or shocked looks on people’s faces when we say that we are going home to “ice a vampire.” In just a few simple steps, you, too, can ice a vampire and trick all those that you meet!