Orange Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

  • 3 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • 2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
  • 2 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 3/4 cup chopped walnuts
  1. Beat cream cheese, butter or margarine, orange peel, and orange juice until creamy. Beat in confectioner's sugar until blended and smooth.
  2. Spread about 1 1/2 teaspoons on each cooled cookie. Sprinkle with walnuts.
  3. Let icing set 1 to 2 hours. Refrigerate in an airtight container with waxed paper between layers up to 1 week.