Easy Peanut Butter Frosting Recipe

by Super Coupon Lady on June 24, 2013 · 40 comments

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You will LOVE this Easy Peanut Butter Frosting Recipe! The Easy Peanut Butter Frosting Recipe is a dessert lover’s dream come true!

Easy Peanut Butter Frosting Recipe:

INGREDIENTS:

3/4 stick of butter softened
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
1 package of cream cheese softened
1 teaspoon vanilla
4 cups confectioners’ sugar
2 tbs milk

DIRECTIONS:

1) In a mixing bowl, mix at medium speed: softened butter, peanut butter, cream cheese and vanilla until smooth and fluffy

2) Add confectioners’ sugar and milk and beat at medium speed. Increase speed to medium-high; and beat about 2 minutes or until fluffy.

Makes about 3 cups!

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Patti January 22, 2014 at 7:41 pm

How much cream cheese? you don’t specify. Sounds delicious can’t wait to make it.

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Super Coupon Lady January 22, 2014 at 8:48 pm

Sorry! One package of cream cheese 16oz! Enjoy! 🙂

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susan September 20, 2014 at 4:03 pm

Is the butter salted or unsalted?

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Jaime April 6, 2014 at 3:34 pm

Made this today and it was AMAZING!!! I had to put the bowl in the sink to stop eating the leftovers. Thanks for sharing!!

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Super Coupon Lady April 6, 2014 at 5:13 pm

Thanks for letting us know how it turned out for you! I TOTALLY AGREE about leftovers, it really is that GOOD!!!

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Trisha April 21, 2014 at 11:25 am

A bar of cream cheese is 8 oz, should we use one package or two?

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Paula Austin June 29, 2014 at 5:31 pm

I’ve never seen a 16 oz. package of cream cheese. Can you look on your package?

I’m thinking…recipe fail. lol

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Elizabeth July 11, 2014 at 3:25 pm

I just made this frosting to go on top of triple chocolate fudge cupcakes and it’s to die for! It is amazing how light it tastes and feels. Absolutely my new go to! Thank you!

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Super Coupon Lady July 11, 2014 at 3:50 pm

Thanks for letting us know Elizabeth! I’m sooo happy you love it, it really is to die for!! YUM!!!!

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Chris Kaminski July 22, 2014 at 11:47 am

Still not sure about the amount of cream cheese….8 oz.or 16 oz.?

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Tracy July 11, 2015 at 10:28 pm

8oz

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Amanda Scheller July 31, 2014 at 2:52 pm

I used one block (8oz.) of cream cheese and it is delicious! I let my daughters (7&3) lick the spoons and they both asked if they could just eat this frosting for dinner! I think daddy will be very happy with his birthday cake! Thank you!

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Super Coupon Lady August 2, 2014 at 9:06 am

YAY!! That makes me so happy! Hope he loved his birthday cake as much as your girls loved the frosting!

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Jamie August 21, 2014 at 7:21 pm

Can leftovers be saved in the refrigerator?

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Super Coupon Lady August 21, 2014 at 9:50 pm

Yes for up to about 7-10 days! Or you can freeze it!

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Krysten Gibson September 1, 2014 at 1:29 pm

I have used this recipe whenever I make PB frosting, as it is my husband’s favourite, and we absolutely LOVE it! Best recipe ever for PB frosting!! I never thought to use cream cheese in it. It holds it together nicely and gives it a beautifully creamy texture whereas other recipes I have used without cream cheese, have been incredibly hard to spread and it won’t stay together! Thank you for such a wonderful and easy way to make it!

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Jamie October 22, 2014 at 4:56 pm

I tried this recipe and it turned out so good..I was wondering if anyone thinks nutella instead of peanut butter would turn out as well? same consistency also?

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Super Coupon Lady October 22, 2014 at 6:10 pm

So happy it turned out great! Would love to hear if nutella would work! I might have to try that myself this weekend!

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Janic October 25, 2014 at 2:56 pm

I used this for filling for a fudge cake/frosting was amazing. My daughter asked for it for her Birthday!

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Super Coupon Lady October 26, 2014 at 9:07 am

Awesome Janic! That is so wonderful! I’m so happy she loved it so much, she wanted it for her Birthday!! Makes me smile!

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Laura Zwart October 26, 2014 at 1:03 pm

Is this enough to frost a 2 layer cake and have frosting for the middle?

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Just Me December 7, 2014 at 5:31 pm

Fixing to try this as a topping for peanut butter fudge. I dropped my open can of cocoa into my pan and its just a tad to Cocoaeee!

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jessica January 5, 2015 at 12:48 pm

I made this peanut butter frosting today it is so creamy and delicious I hope my so will enjoy his birthday cake tonite

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Super Coupon Lady January 5, 2015 at 2:49 pm

So happy you like it Jessica! Hope you son LOVES it on his Birthday cake!! Happy Birthday to him!! 🙂

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Edie February 5, 2015 at 4:18 pm

Made this today. The taste was great. But I found it to be to soft to pipe decoraterations on the cake. It was great as a filling. I am wondering if it should have called for 4 cups of confectioner’s sugar like other frosting, instead of 2 cups.
Thanks for the recipe.

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Jan April 17, 2015 at 6:35 am

Does call for 4 cups confectioner please reread the recipe

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Edie February 5, 2015 at 4:29 pm

i posted a comment, I saw it, but now it’s missing. I had a question it the comment. Do I need to repost the comment?
Thank you.

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Edie February 5, 2015 at 4:30 pm

Never mind the comment just showed up again.

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Sheena Hinton March 10, 2015 at 8:44 pm

Do u have to put cream cheese in it?

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paula April 24, 2015 at 7:12 pm

This frosting is the bomb. Just made it to frost birthday cupcakes. Works great out of an icing bag!

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Super Coupon Lady May 9, 2015 at 9:04 am

Awesome!! So glad you liked it Paula! It really is the bomb!! 🙂

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Paulina June 14, 2015 at 7:04 pm

What if I used honey nut cream cheese?…

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Myla September 27, 2015 at 10:17 pm

I’ve made this twice and it git rave reviews each time. I put it on chocolate cake and chopped up peanut butter cups for the top of the cake and between the layers. Delicious!

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Lynn October 13, 2015 at 7:22 pm

Help…making this tonight! Do I use… 8 oz or 16 oz of Cream Cheese?

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Super Coupon Lady October 16, 2015 at 1:25 pm

8 oz!

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samantha September 25, 2016 at 12:25 am

This may be a stupid question but if I’m useing the frosting to make a pie, would I just put it in the pie crust and refridgrate?

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Jessicz October 5, 2017 at 3:46 pm

Hi i was wondering do u have to refrigerate whatever u frost or can u leave out dince there is cream cheese in it?

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Super Coupon Lady October 6, 2017 at 8:29 am

You can leave a cake with cream cheese frosting out over night–the sugar will help preserve it–but if your kitchen is too hot, don’t take the risk. Stick it in the fridge!

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