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Best Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

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If heaven had a flavor, this would be it! This is the best cream cheese frosting recipe that is punch-you-in-the-face good! Add it to the top of your favorite cookies and cupcakes, or whip up a batch and dive in with a spoon!

swirl of the best cream cheese frosting on a white counter. A metal bowl in the background has more cream cheese frosting at the bottom of the bowl.

Best Cream Cheese Frosting

I am not a huge frosting lover – sometimes it is just too sweet for me, but this easy cream cheese frosting is simply perfect! This recipe uses simple ingredients and the result is sweet, fluffy, creamy and delicious…. is there anything better than that?

making this easy cream cheese frosting in a mixing bowl with the blade in the frosting

My sister in law made these easy sugar cookies a couple years ago and this cream cheese frosting was what she topped them with. She gave me permission to share this easy recipe, but only if I called it “Punch-You-In-The-Face Frosting”- ’cause it is so good, you won’t know what hit you!  Now grab your kitchen mixer and get started!

wire whip mixer attachment covered in this easy cream cheese frosting with a mixing bowl behind it filled with this homemade cream cheese frosting

This cream cheese frosting recipe has replaced all my other sugar cookie frosting recipes because it is the easiest and tastiest. I am all about keeping things simple around here – and with a frosting this good, there is no need for all the fancy, time consuming ones I’ve made over the years!

Best Recipes To Use Cream Cheese Frosting

Once you make this delicious homemade frosting you’ll need to make your favorite dessert.  Here are some of our favorite recipes to make with this cream cheese frosting.

 

How To Make Cream Cheese Frosting

Easy Frosting Recipe

If heaven had a flavor, this would be it! This is an easy frosting recipe that is punch-you-in-the-face good! Add it to the top of your favorite cookies and cupcakes, or whip up a batch and dive in with a spoon!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword baked goods, cakes, cinnamon rolls, cupcakes, desserts, frosting
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2 Tablespoons
Calories 140 kcal

Ingredients

  • 8 oz package of cream cheese softened
  • 1/4 cup butter softened
  • 1 tsp. of vanilla
  • dash of salt
  • 3-4 cups of powdered sugar
  • 2-3 tbsp. of milk
  • food coloring if you want something other than white frosting

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl.
  2. Beat with an electric mixer until well blended and smooth.

How’s that for an easy cream cheese frosting?!

ENJOY!

I think it is time to bake something. What do you say?

cookies with pink cream cheese frosting on top and white sprinkles

How about our 10-Minute Sugar Cookies?

Come over in 15 minutes.

And bring some milk.

 

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