Orange Cream Cheese Frosting


Delicious orange icing for cakes and cookies.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
3 cups


  • 3 ounces cream cheese, softened

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened

  • 2 tablespoons fresh orange juice

  • 1 teaspoon orange zest

  • 2 ½ cups confectioners' sugar


  1. Beat cream cheese, butter, orange juice, and orange zest in a mixing bowl with an electric mixer until creamy. Gradually mix in confectioner's sugar until blended and smooth.

To Use:

Try this frosting on Carrot Walnut Cookies. Spread frosting onto cooled cookies, then sprinkle with walnuts if desired. Frosting will set in 1 to 2 hours. Refrigerate in an airtight container with waxed paper between layers for up to 1 week.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

66 Calories
2g Fat
12g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 66
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Cholesterol 6mg 2%
Sodium 12mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 11g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 1mg 4%
Calcium 4mg 0%
Iron 0mg 0%
Potassium 8mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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