Pumpkin Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

Warm flavors of pumpkin and cinnamon make this a frosting to fall for! Spread this light and fluffy cream cheese topping on any sweet treat.

From "Protein Powder Cooking"
August 2018

  • pumpkin cream cheese frosting
    Delight in the flavors of fall all year long with this frosting recipe.
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  • Protein Powder Cooking excerpt
    “Protein Powder Cooking” by Courtney Nielsen supercharges the average meal with protein by simply adding protein powder to the ingredient list. With over recipes that add protein powder to the mix, readers can easily get more protein in their diet and meet health goals and dietary needs.
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  • pumpkin cream cheese frosting
  • Protein Powder Cooking excerpt

Total Hands-On Time: 10 min

Preparation Time: 7 min

Cook Time: 3 min

Yield: 10 servings

In Protein Powder Cooking...Beyond the Shake: 200 Delicious Recipes to Supercharge Every Dish with Whey, Soy, Casein and More, Courtney Nielsen demonstrates that protein powder isn't just for shakes. Readers can create quick-and-easy protein packed meals, snacks, and desserts with 200 recipes that incorporate protein powder into them. If you've been looking for ways to add more protein to your diet and still enjoy tasty foods, this book is perfect for you. The following excerpt is from Chapter 10, "Cupcakes, Cakes, and Frostings."

For a little taste of fall, you can put this frosting on any cookie, cupcake, or cake! I especially love to use this with the Pumpkin Spice Layer Cake.

Nutrition Per Serving:

  • 56 calories
  • 4 g fat
  • 1 g carbs
  • 0 g fiber
  • 4 g protein


  • 1/4 cup vanilla or cinnamon protein powder
  • 1/3 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 cup full-fat cream cheese
  • 1/3 cup stevia
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  1. In a food processor or blender, combine all of the ingredients completely.
  2. Use immediately, or store for a few days in a sealed container in the refrigerator.

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Excerpted from Protein Powder Cooking...Beyond the Shake: 200 Delicious Recipes to Supercharge Every Dish with Whey, Soy, Casein and More by Courtney Nielsen © 2016 Ulysses Press.

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