Easy Cream Cheese Frosting

Easy Cream Cheese Frosting

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"This is a simple recipe for delicious cream cheese frosting. It has less powdered sugar than most recipes. That's one reason it tastes so good."

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  • Calories:
  • 161 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 10.1 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 17g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 0.9 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 29 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 77 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat butter in a microwave-safe dish in microwave on high for 7 seconds. Transfer butter to a bowl and beat with cream cheese and vanilla extract with an electric mixer until mixture is nearly fluffy, about 5 minutes. Gradually stir confectioners' sugar into cream cheese mixture to make a smooth frosting. Store in refrigerator.
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I’ve made cream cheese frosting countless times and have never had any issues doing so – until the last time I made cream cheese frosting. It was considerably gloppier than I wanted it, and thi...

One of my favorite frostings EVER. I like to use pure vanilla extract in this recipe and add a pinch of salt only because Grandma always taught me to add a little salt when making frosting. It's...

A good and straight forward start, but you really are going to need more powdered sugar anyway, to get the texture right, unless you just want a sort of glaze.