Chunky Cherry Icing

Recipe from

Southern Living


1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese
1/2 cup butter, softened
6 cups powdered sugar
1 cup maraschino cherries, drained and chopped
1 cup chopped pecans, toasted
1 cup sweetened flaked coconut


Beat cream cheese and butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until smooth and creamy. Add powdered sugar, beating until blended. Stir in chopped maraschino cherries, chopped pecans, and coconut.