Kick your cookies up a notch for fall with Brown Butter Frosting! It uses just 3 staple ingredients and takes less than 10 minutes to make.
Brown Butter is one of my favorite fall ingredients. It enhances just about every dish – and even better, baked good!
So, I took my favorite sugar cookie buttercream icing recipe and adapted it with brown butter. It has a deeper, richer flavor and makes the perfect sugar cookie for fall!
Now all I can do is think about it! I could just eat the Brown Butter Frosting off of a spatula for days. You can slather it on cinnamon rolls, cookies, cakes or warm it to pour over scones and muffins. One bite and this Brown Butter Frosting recipe will be your favorite, too.
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How to Make Brown Butter Frosting:
In a medium saucepan over medium heat, melt butter until it turns golden in color and has a nutty aroma. Remove from heat and allow to cool 10-15 minutes. You can watch the video how to brown butter in this post for more details.
Pour butter into a large mixing bowl and gradually add in powdered sugar. Add milk and beat until smooth and slather onto your favorite baked goods!
Brown Butter Frosting Recipe with Printable Recipe Card:
Brown Butter Icing
- 1 c butter
- 3 c powdered sugar
- 1 Tbsp milk or heavy cream
- In a medium saucepan over medium heat, melt butter until it turns golden in color and has a nutty aroma. Remove from heat and allow to cool 10-15 minutes.
- Pour butter into a large mixing bowl,and gradually add in powdered sugar. Add milk and beat until smooth.