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Cream Cheese Filling for Macarons

How to make cream cheese filling for macarons
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Dessert
Keyword: macaron filling
Yield: 40 macarons


  • 1/4 cup butter softened
  • 4 oz cream cheese softened
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 2 cups icing sugar


  • Using a stand mixer, beat together 1/4 cup butter and 4 oz of cream cheese until fluffy.
  • Add 1 tsp vanilla extract, 1/8 tsp salt and mix together.
  • Slowly add 2 cups of icing sugar to the stand mixer until the filling comes together. Cream until the icing sugar has dissolved into the butter mixture.
  • Fill a piping bag with your cream cheese filling and pipe onto macarons.
  • Store macarons in the fridge for up to 3 days, or in the freezer for up to 1 month.
  • Store any excess cream cheese macaron filling in the freezer for up to 1 month.