Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting

I really like cream cheese based frostings. I think they are very rich and have a nice taste. Here is the chocolate cream cheese frosting I came up with for my sister to use:

8 oz. cream cheese
1 c. butter
1 c. cocoa
2 tsp. vanilla
3-4 Tbsp. milk
5-7 c. powdered sugar

Beat cream cheese and butter. Add cocoa and vanilla and beat mixture. Add milk and powdered sugar to reach desired consistency.

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