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Ruthe's Favorite Frosting

 Ruthe's Favorite Frosting
This frosting is different then most with its wonderful peanut butter taste. The cocoa also adds an extra layer of flavor. Use it on your favorite layer cake or cupcakes.—Ruthe Stevenson, Minneapolis, Minnesota
12 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 10 min.


  • 3 heaping tablespoons creamy peanut butter
  • 3 heaping tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 3 heaping tablespoons baking cocoa
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 to 4 tablespoons milk plus additional as needed


  • Mix together peanut butter, butter and vanilla. Stir in
  • confectioners' sugar, cocoa and salt. Add milk, stirring until you
  • reach desired spreading consistency. Use on your favorite layer cake
  • or cupcakes.
  • Yield: 12 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 tablespoon) equals 133 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 74 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.