Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Orange Cream Cheese Frosting

yep, it's a frosting day today - but a friend of mine asked me to share, and what type of friend would I be if I didn't?!


  • 3 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • 2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
  • 2 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 3/4 cup chopped walnuts


  1. Beat cream cheese, butter or margarine, orange peel, and orange juice until creamy. Beat in confectioner's sugar until blended and smooth.
  2. Let icing set 1 to 2 hours. Refrigerate in an airtight container with waxed paper between layers up to 1 week.
These go fantastic with Carrot Walnut Cookies!!!

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