Minted Butter

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 10 min.


1 cup

Updated: Apr. 06, 2023
I prefer to serve this mint butter with scones, but it goes well with other breads, too. When I make the butter, it's only with mint fresh from our garden.—Sherry Smeltzer, Osage Beach, Missouri


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 3 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh mint or 2 teaspoons dried mint
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice


  1. In a bowl, cream butter. Beat in remaining ingredients. Cover and refrigerate.

Nutrition Facts

1 tablespoon: 106 calories, 11g fat (7g saturated fat), 31mg cholesterol, 116mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.