Easy Cream Cheese Frosting for Cookies
Looking to make cream cheese frosting cookies? This is a delicious cream cheese frosting recipe perfect for sugar cookies and cut-out cookies!
Prep 20 minutes
Cook 0 minutes
Total 20 minutes
- 4 oz. cream cheese cold
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter room temperature
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 3 cups powdered sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Food coloring
Place powdered sugar and salt into a bowl and set aside.
In a stand mixing bowl, add the cold cream cheese and whip with the paddle on medium-low until smooth. Scrape down the bowl and add the room temperature butter.
Add butter and mix on medium speed for 2-3 minutes or until it’s light and fluffy.
Add the powdered sugar in 1/2 cup at a time and mix on low until all of it is added. Scrape down the mixture from the sides of the bowl and then add the salt and vanilla.
Turn the speed up to medium-high and whip for 1 minute until very light, fluffy, and almost white.
Remove from the bowl and split into separate bowls. Add a bit of food color to each bowl for desired colors.
Frost the cookies with the icing and enjoy!
- This cream cheese frosting recipe is enough for around 20 medium sugar cookies.
Calories: 134kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 6g | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 10g