Cream Cheese Frosting

Cream Cheese Frosting

This is a wonderfully creamy frosting that goes well with pumpkin bread, carrot cake, chocolate cake, on cookies, or between cookies. If you want chocolate frosting, add 1/4 to 1/2 cup cocoa, according to how rich you want it.


Original recipe yields 24 servings

Ingredient Checklist

  • 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups sifted confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • Step 1
    In a medium bowl, cream together the cream cheese and butter until creamy. Mix in the vanilla, then gradually stir in the confectioners' sugar. Store in the refrigerator after use.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving:

140 calories; protein 1.4g 3% DV; carbohydrates 10.9g 4% DV; fat 10.4g 16% DV; cholesterol 30.7mg 10% DV; sodium 82.6mg 3% DV.


By Janni