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Heart shaped chocolate sugar cookie with pink frosting and sprinkles
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4.80 from 5 votes

Cream Cheese Frosting for Sugar Cookies

This classic cream cheese frosting for sugar cookies is better than any you've tasted before!
Prep Time10 mins


  • 1/4 cup Butter softened
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1/8 tsp Salt
  • 4 oz Cream Cheese softened
  • 3 cups Powdered Sugar aka Confectioners Sugar
  • 3 tbsp Milk


  • Be sure you are starting with softened (not melted) butter and cream cheese.
  • Add all remaining ingredients and beat together with a mixer. Continue to beat until texture is light and smooth, adding another tablespoon of milk if needed.
  • Tint with food coloring if desired.