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a swirl of homemade cream cheese frosting on a counter with a piping bag laying next to it
Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
10 mins
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
Servings: 2 Tablespoons
Calories: 140 kcal
  • 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
  1. Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl.
  2. Beat with an electric mixer until well blended and smooth.
Nutrition Facts
Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 140
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.