Piped frosting in small bowls.

Peanut Butter Frosting

This peanut butter frosting is light, creamy, and it has just the right amount of sweetness. This recipe is the perfect frosting for brownies and chocolate cake!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword buttercream, frosting, peanut butter
Prep Time 9 minutes
Total Time 9 minutes
Servings 24 servings
Calories 222kcal
Author Jillian - a Food, Folks and Fun original!


  • 1 cup salted butter at room temperature
  • 1 ¼ cups creamy peanut butter
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • ½ cup heavy whipping cream


  • In the bowl of your stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, cream butter, and peanut butter together on medium-high speed for 2-3 minutes, or until light, creamy, and lightened a few shades.
  • Scrape down sides of the bowl, add the powdered sugar, and mix until combined.
  • Add heavy cream and beat on medium-low until combined and smooth. Turn mixer to high and beat for 4 minutes, or until frosting is light and fluffy.


Calories: 222kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 131mg | Potassium: 93mg | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 310IU | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 0.3mg