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Cream Cheese Frosting

Spice Up Your Thanksgiving Desserts

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Grab attention with these savory desserts for after your Thanksgiving feast
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Servings:Over 8
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 10 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1 ?? pounds confectioners' sugar, sifted
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • ?? cup toasted finely chopped pecans, for garnish, optional
  • Cooking Directions

    Combine the cream cheese and butter and beat until smooth and fluffy. Add the sugar and vanilla and mix on low speed until combined. Beat on high speed until smooth and fluffy. (If frosting is too thick, thin with a bit of milk to obtain desired consistency.) Frost cupcakes and then sprinkle with pecans, if desired.

    This recipe was styled by chef Karen Pickus for Good Morning America.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: cream cheese, butter, powdered sugar, vanilla, chopped pecans

    Course: Dinner, Party Platter, Dessert

    More Info: Kids Friendly


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