Peanut Butter Frosting

peanut butter jelly cupcakes
Photo: Con Poulos
3 cups

Use this delicious frosting to decorate our Peanut Butter and Jelly Cupcakes.


  • 6 ounces cream cheese

  • cup confectioners' sugar

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter (not natural)

  • ½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract

  • ½ cup heavy cream


  1. Beat cream cheese and confectioners' sugar with a mixer on medium speed. Add salt, then peanut butter, then vanilla. Whisk cream until soft peaks form, then fold into peanut butter mixture. Use immediately, or cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days. (Bring to room temperature, and beat on low speed until smooth before using.)

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