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This is the best peanut butter frosting recipe you’re going to find. It’s sweet, creamy, peanut buttery perfection and is the right amount of tasty for all of your peanut butter needs!

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Peanut Butter Buttercream

Peanut Butter Buttercream

Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes


  • 6 tablespoons butter at room temperature
  • 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup vegetable shortening
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 4 cups powdered sugar, sifted
  • 3-4 tablespoons heavy cream at room temperature


  1. Sift 4 cups of powdered sugar & set bowl aside.
  2. Cream butter, peanut butter, & shortening.
  3. Blend in vanilla extract.
  4. Scrape down the sides.
  5. Place your mixer on the lowest speed & slowly add in your powdered sugar, 1/2 cup at a time.
  6. Do not worry if your buttercream looks crumbly & dry because we will fix that next.
  7. Scrape down the sides one last time.
  8. With your mixer on a medium high speed, slowly add in heavy cream and a few drops of 3-4 drops of leaf green food gel.
  9. Turn mixer up to a high speed and whip your buttercream until you have light & fluffy consistency you are looking for.

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