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Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sherri Ballinger
Added: Sunday, December 14, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
16 ounces cream cheese, softened
1 cup butter, room temperature
2 pounds confectioners' sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon almond extract
1/2 to 1 cup chopped pecans (optional)

Directions:
Directions:
Combine cream cheese and butter; cream until smooth. Add powdered sugar, beating with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Stir in vanilla.
Frost the tops of all 3 layers, stack and then frost sides. Sprinkle top evenly with the 1/2 to 1 cup chopped pecans.

 

 

 

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