Easy Cream Cheese Frosting


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.

Original recipe makes 2 -1/2 cups


1/2 cup butter
6 ounces cream cheese, softened
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 cups confectioners’ sugar

  • PREP

    15 mins


    15 mins


  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.


Calories: 161 kcal
Carbohydrates: 17 g
Cholesterol: 29 mg
Fat: 10.1 g
Fiber: 0 g
Protein: 0.9 g
Sodium: 77 mg