Cream Cheese Frosting

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 337 calories
    • Fat 17 g
    • Sat Fat 11 g
    • Cholesterol 49 mg
    • Sodium 69 mg
    • Protein 2 g
    • Carbohydrate 46 g
    • Sugar 45 g
    • Fiber 0 g
    • Iron 0 mg
    • Calcium 21 mg
  • December 1969

Ingredients

  1. Check 2 8-ounce bars cream cheese, at room temperature
  2. Check 1/2cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  3. Check 3 cups confectioners’ sugar
  4. Check 1teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  5. Check pinch kosher salt

Directions

  1. Using an electric mixer, beat the cream cheese and butter on high speed until light and fluffy, 2 to 3 minutes. Reduce mixer speed to low and gradually add the sugar, then the vanilla and salt, and beat until smooth, scraping down the sides of the bowl as necessary.