Cream Cheese Icing
This is a wonderfully creamy frosting that goes well with pumpkin bread, carrot cake, chocolate cake, on cookies, or between cookies.
3 cups (24 servings)
2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, room temperature
1/2 cup butter, room temperature
2 cups sifted confectioners' (powdered) sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
In a medium bowl, cream together the cream cheese and butter until creamy. Mix in the vanilla, then gradually stir in the powdered sugar.
Chocolate Cream Cheese Icing: Add 1/4 to 1/2 cup cocoa, according to how rich you want the chocolate.
If you want a whiter icing, use butter without dyes available at most natural food stores, and clear vanilla extract available in the cake decorating section of your grocery or discount store.
Preparation/Total Time: 10 minutes
Store in the refrigerator after use.
Amount Per Serving; Calories: 140; Total Fat: 10.4 g; Cholesterol: 31 mg; Sodium: 83 mg; Total Carbs: 10.9 g (Dietary Fiber: 0 g); Protein: 1.4 g