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Chocolate Peanut Butter Frosting Recipe

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Chocolate and peanut butter are such an enjoyable combination. This delicious frosting makes a satisfying topping to these moist chocolate cupcakes.—Ruthe Stevenson, Minneapolis, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:26 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 26 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup butter, softened
  • 1/3 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/3 cup baking cocoa
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 to 5 tablespoons 2% milk

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 tablespoon) equals 90 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 63 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and peanut butter until light and fluffy. Beat in vanilla. Stir in the confectioners' sugar, cocoa, salt and enough milk to achieve a spreading consistency. Yield: 1-2/3 cups.
Originally published as Chocolate Peanut Butter Frosting in Taste of Home Baking Book 2007, p168

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 tablespoon) equals 90 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 63 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

Reviews for Chocolate Peanut Butter Frosting(5)

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Reviewed Aug. 11, 2013

Great Recipe. I used it on my Granddaughters Reese's peanut butter wedding cake. It was a total hit.

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Reviewed Jul. 14, 2013

I put this frosting on top of brownies. It was absolutely delicious, but it was a bit too much frosting for a 9x13 pan; next time I won't use it all.

After I started making this, I realized I had run out of confectioners' sugar, so I made my own. Simply put granulated sugar in a blender, and blend for a few seconds! You will probably only need about 2/3 cup granulated sugar for each cup of powdered sugar.

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Reviewed Mar. 31, 2013

To lessen the fat, I used Land O Lakes light stick butter & Jif Reduced Fat peanut butter. I also used 1% milk, & it turned out great. Everyone raved about it. Will definitely make again.

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Reviewed Jan. 19, 2009

what an amazing frosting! The BEST!

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Reviewed Nov. 17, 2008

this was the best!

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