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Cream Cheese Peppermint Frosting Recipe

These fun Christmas cupcakes have a peppermint cream cheese frosting that delights. 
Course Dessert
Cuisine Baking
Keyword Christmas, cupcakes, peppermint
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings 24 cupcakes
Calories 178kcal


– Ingredients Needed

  • 16 oz cream cheese softened
  • 1 cup butter 2 sticks, softened
  • 2 lbs powdered sugar sifted
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp peppermint
  • 1/8 cup heavy whipping cream


Cream Cheese Peppermint Frosting Recipe – Instructions

  • Take softened cream cheese and butter and cream together until smooth.
  • Add in powdered sugar, about 2 cups at a time, mixing slowly in between.
  • Once combined, add vanilla, peppermint and heavy whipping cream. Mix until combined, but do not over mix. With cream cheese frosting, it can be sticky and hard to work with if it is mixed too much.