Peanut Butter Buttercream Frosting

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 10 min.


4 cups

Updated: Jun. 30, 2023
This simple peanut butter buttercream frosting makes enough to frost a three- or four-layer cake. For peanut butter-lovers, this is the only frosting they need in their recipe boxes. —Iola Egle, Bella Vista, Arkansas
Peanut Butter Buttercream Frosting Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 cup 2% milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract


  1. In a large bowl, cream butter, peanut butter and confectioners' sugar until light and fluffy, 3-4 minutes. Beat in milk and vanilla until smooth.

Nutrition Facts

1/4 cup: 318 calories, 20g fat (9g saturated fat), 31mg cholesterol, 162mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (31g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.

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