Amy's Cream Cheese Frosting

1 stick butter, room temperature

1 (8 oz) pkg cream cheese, room temperature

1 c. powdered sugar

1 (8 oz) pkg Cool Whip 

In large bowl of stand mixer affixed with paddle attachment, place butter, cream cheese and powdered sugar.  Beat at low speed until blended and then at high speed until light and fluffy.  Add cool whip and beat until well combined.  Frosting is now ready to be used as is or tinted to color of choice.