Creamy Peanut Butter Icing

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  • Published Sep 19th
  • Ready In10m
  • Servings24
  • Calories183
A creamy, no-cook peanut butter icing. Perfect on chocolate cake! Should be enough to ice 24 cupcakes or 1 cake.

Creamy Peanut Butter Icing Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Creamy Peanut Butter Icing for 24 servings:

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter, or more to taste
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 cup milk, or more as needed

Creamy Peanut Butter Icing Cooking Instructions

  • Prep10m
  • Cook-
  • Ready In10m

To cook Creamy Peanut Butter Icing, you need about 10 minutes of preparation time. The following are the steps to cook Creamy Peanut Butter Icing easily:

  1. 1 Beat butter in a bowl using an electric mixer until fluffy. Add peanut butter, vanilla extract, and salt; beat until incorporated. Slowly pour confectioners' sugar into peanut butter mixture while continuing to beat with the mixer; add milk until desired thickness is reached.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 183 calories; 10.5 grams of fat; 22 grams of carbohydrates; 1.5 grams of protein; 21 milligrams of cholesterol; 80 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Jan 23rd 2017

    This peanut butter frosting recipe turned out beautifully. After reading others comments and experiences, I made a few revisions with excellent results. 1. Creamed the butter at high spe ...

  2. May 30th 2016

    It was pretty delicious and many raved of how awesome it was, but next time I would do about a cup less of sugar and maybe a tiny bit more milk to make it creamier. With so much sugar in it, ...

  3. Nov 15th 2015

    Excellent recipe. I also used a cup of peanut butter instead of 1/2 a cup and cut back one cup of confectioners' sugar. I agree with the other reviews that it was sweet enough with less su ...

  4. Oct 18th 2015

    I really like this recipe I tweaked it a bit rather than 1/2 cup of peanut butter I do a 1 cup and rather than 4 cups of confectionary sugar I do 2 cups and lastly I add a dalop of cream cheese!

  5. Sep 9th 2015

    EXCELLENT!!!!! I put this on top of the Black Magic cake on this site. The taste was great! I used 1 cup of the whipped peanut butter and I think it turns out perfect.

  6. Jun 6th 2015

    Easy & delicious. This frosting saved a batch of cupcakes that I wasn't excited about. I made it exactly as written. It was perfect consistency for spreading with my Wilton cupcake de ...

  7. Jun 5th 2015

    I needed to ice a 13 x 9 cake for a fire department BBQ and was craving peanut butter. I used 3/4 cup peanut butter, 3 full cups of sugar and maybe 2 T of milk. The icing spread beautifull ...

  8. Jan 27th 2015

    This recipe is great!!! I used closer to a cup of peanut butter and it was the perfect amount for the chocolate cake I made! Everyone who had the cake raved about the frosting! Will definit ...

  9. Nov 29th 2014

    Very creamy and great peanut butter flavor. I only used 3 cups of conf. sugar though. That was plenty sweet.