One taste of this Cookie Butter Frosting and you’ll see exactly why it’s been a HUGE hit on the blog since 2016! Made in just 5 minutes using creamy cookie butter, butter, vanilla extract, powdered sugar, and heavy cream!
Since my love for cookie butter runs deep, I’m especially careful to create recipes where it does nothing but SHINE! And that’s exactly what it does in this Cookie Butter Frosting Recipe.
I started with my 5-star American Buttercream recipe and then perfected just the right ratio of ingredients to allow the cookie butter flavor to stand out! The result is the best cookie butter frosting recipe to finish off all of your cakes, cookies, and cupcakes!
Ingredients For Cookie Butter Frosting
- Unsalted butter
- Creamy cookie butter
- Vanilla Extract
- Powdered sugar
- Heavy cream
These five ingredients cream up together perfectly to deliver a mouthwatering frosting! I prefer making this recipe with Trader Joe’s Speculoos creamy cookie butter, but it can also be made with Biscoff Cookie Butter.
If you don’t live near a Trader Joe’s then you can easily find Biscoff Cookie Butter at most major grocers. It can also be found at Walmart or Target!
While I love the rich, creamy texture that using Heavy Cream adds to this frosting recipe it can be swapped out for whole milk if you already have that on hand.
Are there any additions I can add to this recipe for Cookie Butter Buttercream?
Some of the cookie butter can be replaced with peanut butter for a peanut buttery twist on this frosting. For a chocolate cookie butter variation, you can add a ¼ cup of cocoa powder to this frosting recipe.
How To Make Cookie Butter Frosting
Step 1: Cream the unsalted butter, cookie butter, and vanilla extract together in a large bowl or stand mixer that’s fitted with a paddle attachment.
Step 2: Add the confectioners’ sugar in a cup to a time alternating with heavy cream.
Step 3: Whip the Biscoff frosting on medium-high speed until it becomes light and fluffy.
Step 4: Frost your cakes, cupcakes, or cookies! OR just lick it straight off from the beaters 😉
How much frosting does this recipe make?
This recipe yields enough frosting to cover a 2-layer 8-inch cake or 18 to 20 regular sized cupcakes.
How To Use Biscoff Frosting
- My Chocolate Cookie Butter Cake is ALWAYS a hit! Whip a batch of this Cookie Butter Buttercream to make it!
- Pipe this light and fluffy cookie butter frosting onto Chocolate Cupcakes or Vanilla Cupcakes! This recipe for Cookie Butter Chocolate Cupcakes is made with an adapted cake box mix!
- For a handheld treat use this Biscoff Buttercream in my Classic Maine Whoopie Pie Recipe!
- Take a cheesecake over the top by finishing it off with a layer of this Biscoff Cookie Butter Frosting!
How To Store Cookie Butter Frosting
Transfer any leftover Biscoff Buttercream into an airtight container and store it in the fridge for up to 3 days. Since this frosting crusts up it will need to be re-whipped once it has been stored in the fridge before using.
Cookie Butter Frosting FAQs
What can I do with cookie butter?
You can use cookie butter to make this delicious frosting recipe and lots of other yummy recipes! I love using it to make Homemade Cookie Butter Balls, Cookie Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies, and even this Cookie Butter Latte!
How do I thicken or thin the frosting out?
To thicken the frosting add a little bit of powdered sugar and to thin it out add a splash of heavy cream.
Is cookie butter the same as Biscoff spread?
Yes, cookie butter and Biscoff spread are essentially the same thing.
Cookie Butter Frosting
- In a large bowl or stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, cream together the butter, cookie butter, and vanilla.
- Add powdered sugar 1 cup at a time, alternating with heavy cream.
- Whip on medium-high speed for 2 to 3 minutes until frosting is light and fluffy.