Orangesicle Dream {Frosting}

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Umm it’s almost midnight but I had to share this recipe with you! I sort of made it up one day (okay just added in a teaspoon of orange extract to my favorite frosting recipe), and couldn’t have been happier with the results. We’re talking… EATING FROSTING BY THE SPOONFUL! Forget the cookies… just eat the frosting. ;)

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Orangesicle frosting

Ingredients:

1 pkg. cream cheese (softened)

2 c. powdered sugar

1 t. vanilla

1 t. orange extract

Directions:

Combine ingredients in a medium bowl and beat with a hand mixer until fluffy. Add 1-2 Tablespoons of milk if needed to thin it out. Enjoy on sugar cookies, orange rolls, cupcakes… OR just by the spoonful!

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Jamielyn Nye

Creative director and founder of I Heart Naptime. Jamielyn aspires to reach women, get their creative juices flowing, and to genuinely inspire. When she’s not creating, Jamielyn loves to chase her three little monkeys and snuggle up on the couch with her man.

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29 comments on “Orangesicle Dream {Frosting}”

  1. YUM! Cannot wait to try this! And I’m totally gonna pin it ;)

  2. Um, yum!

    And so simple!

  3. oh my!!! I’m definitely trying this on the weekend! I’m making cupcakes for a friends daughters 1st birthday and have been googling frosting ideas all day. Looks line I didn’t have to look too far! Been following you for a while. Thanks for staying up to post this.

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  4. Isn’t it crazy how the tinieatbflavor change can reawaken your love for an old fave! Btw the cookies are gorgeous!!!

  5. Yum! Sounds delish! I can see this being a real hit on breakfast rolls. Thanks for sharing.

  6. Think using mandarin orange juice would have the same effect?

  7. Have you ever used the spreadable cream cheese instead of the block? Does it work just the same? I have a BUNCH of extra spreadable that I froze because I got it super cheap (or free!) during a sale. Could I use it or would the consistency be wrong? Thoughts, oh wise cooking friends!? =)

  8. Um, yum! Love orange creamsicle. What a simple and easy idea!

  9. Looks so yummy!!! I just started my own blog and would love if you checked it out and told me how I was doing!!! Thank you so much! xoxo

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  10. I think I just might have all the ingredients for this! Looks and sounds heavenly!

  11. I love frosting too! Sometimes even more than the cookie or cupcake it’s on.

    I’d like to invite you to share this recipe on my weekly link-up, Sweet Tooth Friday. I hope to see you there. http://alli-n-son.com/2011/06/09/key-lime-strawberry-shortcake/

  12. Looks so yummy! Will definitely have to try this!

  13. Great idea. I love to eat frosting by the spoonful – I guess I better add some orange extract to my next batch of frosting.

  14. Wow! That looks delicious and gorgeous.

  15. WOW!! This looks wonderful!! I’m pinning it to pinterest! :)

  16. Looks yummy and I bet it tastes that way too. Think I’ll need to go buy some orange extract!

  17. I’ve got to try this! :) Love the soft orange color of those pretty cookies. Rebecca

  18. YUMMERS!! Gav man loves oranges and frosting, so ‘i’ll have to try this one.
    thumbs up!
    happy crafting,
    Linda

  19. Thank you SOOOO much for linking up to Think Pink Sundays! You are such a doll. :)
    This frosting looks super yummy – I can’t wait to try it! I featured you today – http://www.flamingotoes.com/2011/06/crush-of-the-week-think-pink-features-10/

  20. Hello! I featured this here at Coffee and their Kisses. Please come by and grab a featured button that’s located on my left hand side bar! Thanks again!

  21. YUM! Can’t wait to try this! I love all things orange!

  22. Really want to make these :) but is 1 package of cream cheese mean the 8oz package? Thanks!

  23. Thanks! I’m pinning it to pinterest! I’ve got to try this!

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