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Peanut Butter Frosting

How to make the best creamy peanut butter frosting. This homemade buttercream is perfect on cakes, cupcakes and brownies.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword buttercream frosting, homemade frosting, how to make frosting
Prep Time 7 minutes
Total Time 7 minutes
Servings 15
Calories 224kcal


  • 1/2 cup salted butter (softened)
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2-3 tablespoons milk or heavy cream
  • 2 cups powdered sugar


  • In the bowl of a stand mixer, cream together butter and peanut butter for 2 minutes.
  • Add 1 cup of powdered sugar and mix until blended.
  • Add 2 tablespoons of heavy cream and beat until completely blended.
  • Add in the remaining cup of powdered sugar. Beat for 1 minute.
  • Test the frosting and if you need another tablespoon or two of heavy cream to make the frosting spreadable, add it in.
  • Beat for 2-3 minutes until the frosting is light and fluffy.


*Add in ½ teaspoon of vanilla if desired.


Calories: 224kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 19mg | Sodium: 134mg | Potassium: 111mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 220IU | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 0.3mg