12 ounces cream cheese or 1 ½ blocks softened
5 Tablespoons butter softened
5-5 ½ cups confectioners’ sugar
3 Tablespoons heavy cream *optional* If you use this option you must add the extra ½ cup of sugar
2 Tablespoons real vanilla extract
Cream butter and cream cheese, adding sugar one cup at a time. Add heavy cream and vanilla.