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Peppermint Buttercream Frosting

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword buttercream frosting, peppermint buttercream frosting


  • 1 – 8 oz. package of cream cheese at room temperature
  • 2 sticks unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 2 pounds of confectioners sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract you can use more or less if you’d like according to taste


  1. In the bowl of a mixer (or with a handheld mixer), whip together the butter and cream cheese until thoroughly mixed.
  2. Gradually add in the sugar until it is all combined, then add in the extracts and whip again for 2 minutes until fluffy.