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Brown Sugar-Cream Cheese Frosting

Photo: Alison Miksch; Styling: Caroline M. Cunningham

Hands-on time 10 mins
Total time 10 mins
Yield

Makes about 5 cups

Ingredients

  • 2 (8-oz.) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 7 cups powdered sugar

How to Make It

  1. Beat softened cream cheese, butter, and brown sugar at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Add vanilla, and beat until blended. Gradually add powdered sugar, beating at low speed until blended. Increase speed to high; beat 1 minute or until smooth.