Orange Cream Cheese Frosting

Orange Cream Cheese Frosting

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"Great on Carrot Walnut Cookies (see recipe)."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 45 kcal
  • 2%
  • Fat:
  • 2.2 g
  • 3%
  • Carbs:
  • 6.3g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 0.4 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 3 mg
  • 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 8 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Beat cream cheese, butter or margarine, orange peel, and orange juice until creamy. Beat in confectioner's sugar until blended and smooth.
  2. Spread about 1 1/2 teaspoons on each cooled cookie. Sprinkle with walnuts.
  3. Let icing set 1 to 2 hours. Refrigerate in an airtight container with waxed paper between layers up to 1 week.

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The flavor of this icing was quite good - the orange really adds a nice zip. However, it's quite thin. It's not the consistency I was hoping for when I think of cream cheese frosting. I added so...

This turned out good in the end, but needed a little tweaking. I followed the recipe, but stopped at 2 cups of sugar and 1 tbsp of orange juice. At that point, it was plenty sweet enough and add...

I give 4 starts to this recipe due to don't need the 2 cups & a half of confectioners sugar only 1 cup & a half, and need 1/4 butter, I cover a layer orange cake.