Great on Carrot Walnut Cookies (see recipe).
INGREDIENTS (for 5 servings):
- 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
Beat cream cheese, butter or margarine, orange peel, and orange juice until creamy. Beat in confectioner's sugar until blended and smooth.
Spread about 1 1/2 teaspoons on each cooled cookie. Sprinkle with walnuts.
Let icing set 1 to 2 hours. Refrigerate in an airtight container with waxed paper between layers up to 1 week.
This frosting is great with Carrot Walnut Cookies