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Chocolate-Cream Cheese Frosting

Yield 1 3/4 cups


  • 1/2 (8-ounce) block 1/3-less-fat cream cheese
  • 2 tablespoons stick margarine, softened
  • 3 tablespoons skim milk
  • 3 1/3 cups sifted powdered sugar
  • 3/4 cup Dutch process or unsweetened cocoa
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

How to Make It

  1. Beat first 3 ingredients in a large bowl at high speed of a mixer until smooth. Combine sugar, cocoa, and salt; gradually add sugar mixture to cheese mixture, beating at low speed until well-blended. Add vanilla, and beat well. Cover and chill.