Great Frosting for Pumpkin Bars and Carrot Cake: Cream Cheese Frosting

 Although the last two days saw sweltering temperatures in my area of the country, the early mornings as the sun rise feel like Autumn is just around the corner.  Listening to my body, I knew it was time to make pumpkin bars, and what is the best frosting for pumpkin bars?  Cream cheese frosting! I'm having a piece right now with my morning coffee.  Mmmm.

mix the cream cheese and butter
Super Easy Cream Cheese Frosting
2 packages cream cheese (8 oz), soft
1/2 c  butter, softened
2 c  confectioners' or 'powdered' sugar
1 t vanilla extract

Mix the cream cheese and butter together until creamy.  Add the vanilla.  Mix in the sugar and beat until smooth.  Great with carrot cake and pumpkin bars and other spicy Autumn desserts. Print Friendly and PDF