Butter-Pecan Frosting

Butter-Pecan FrostingRecipe
Oxmoor House

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Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 7 Minutes
Cook: 11 Minutes
Other: 1 Hours


2 tablespoons butter
1 1/4 cups coarsely chopped pecans
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1 (3-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 (16-ounce) package powdered sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract


Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add pecans, and cook, stirring constantly, 10 minutes or until pecans are toasted. Remove from heat. Cool completely.

Beat cream cheese and 1/2 cup butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Gradually add sugar; beat until light and fluffy. Stir in buttered pecans and vanilla. Cover and chill at least 1 hour.