Healthier Cream Cheese Frosting II

This is a wonderfully creamy frosting that goes well with pumpkin bread, carrot cake, chocolate cake, on cookies, or between cookies. If you want chocolate frosting, add 1/4 to 1/2 cup cocoa, according to how rich you want it.

Original recipe makes 3 cups


1 (8 ounce) package Neufchatel cheese, softened
1/4 cup butter, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups sifted confectioners’ sugar

  • PREP

    10 mins


    10 mins


  1. Beat together Neufchatel cheese and butter in a bowl until creamy. Mix in vanilla extract, then gradually stir in confectioner’s sugar. Store in the refrigerator after use.


Calories: 82 kcal
Carbohydrates: 10.7 g
Cholesterol: 12 mg
Fat: 4.1 g
Fiber: 0 g
Protein: 0.9 g
Sodium: 51 mg