Healthier Cream Cheese Frosting II Recipe -
Healthier Cream Cheese Frosting II Recipe
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Healthier Cream Cheese Frosting II

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"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."

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Original recipe makes 3 cups Change Servings
  • 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.
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Aug 23, 2012

very easy to make very nice flavor. It went very well with my chocolate cup cakes. I will use this again.

Oct 30, 2012

Very easy. Went on the cake very smooth. A little too sweet for me. May try again with less sugar.


5 Ratings

Aug 26, 2012

My first cream cheese frosting attempt. Easy and delicious. I do think it was a bit sweet (probably because in the adjustment from the original the sugar was not halved like the other ingredients). Fully covered "Sam's Famous Carrot Cake" with a little left over. Will make again-and-again.

Jan 26, 2014

I used a bit less sugar and this was perfect !

Jan 20, 2014

Great frosting! I did use 6TBS of butter instead, but it came out awesome. Thick and rich tasting. I just wanted to eat it straight from the bowl! I used this to frost the Pumpkin Sheet Cake from this site and had more than plenty, with a little left over even.


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  • Calories
  • 82 kcal
  • 4%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 10.7 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 12 mg
  • 4%
  • Fat
  • 4.1 g
  • 6%
  • Fiber
  • 0 g
  • 0%
  • Protein
  • 0.9 g
  • 2%
  • Sodium
  • 51 mg
  • 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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