If cookie butter is good, then cookie butter frosting is definitely better. Our Biscoff icing is filled with the classicly sweet, spiced flavor of the famous cookie spread.

Frosting makes everything better, right? In this case, it’s true. Cookie butter is delicious as a spread, filling, and everywhere you want to use it. But have you ever made it into a cookie butter icing?

We’re here to show you how! It’s so easy to make, and you’ll want to use it to ice everything!

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When we created our Biscoff cinnamon rolls, we knew we needed to pair it with a frosting that matched. How could we not crave even more of that incredible Biscoff cookie butter joy?

Luckily, cookie butter frosting is easy to make and even easier to enjoy. It’s got all the spiced cookie butter flavor and fragrance we love, in a creamy, pourable format. I want to ice all the things now!

No matter where you use this recipe, you’ll know instantly that it’s a keeper. Try it for Christmas brunch or for any time of the year. Wherever you use it, you’re sure to be in love!

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Thick and decadent but also easy enough to pour over anything, you can make this icing thin enough to glaze, or thick enough to spread.

While this isn’t a traditional buttercream frosting, it does have just enough butter to add incredible texture and flavor! It’s made with just four ingredients.

A clear glass pitcher pouring cookie butter frosting over a pan of cinnamon rolls.

Why You’ll Love this Recipe

  • Flexible – Make it ahead, and make it a little thinner or thicker based on personal preferences.
  • Quick and Easy – It takes just 5 minutes hands on time.
  • Decadent – While it’s delicious on our cookie butter cinnamon rolls, you can enjoy this frosting almost anywhere!
Cookie butter icing in a glass pitcher.

Ingredients and Substitutions

  • Butter – Unsalted butter is best here, softened. 
  • Cookie Butter – Melted cookie butter is necessary for this frosting.
  • Powdered Sugar – For smooth, creamy icing. If you don’t have any on hand, learn how to make powdered sugar here.
  • Heavy Whipping Cream – You can also sub with half and half or even milk.
Cookie butter frosting in a bowl of a stand mixer.

Tools to Use

Cookie butter icing in a glass pitcher.

How to Make

An overview, see printable recipe card below.

  1. In a medium mixing bowl, combine butter, cookie butter and powdered sugar. Cookie butter frosting in a bowl of a stand mixer.
  2. Next, add heavy cream a little at a time until you have the smooth consistency you’re after. Cookie butter frosting in a bowl.
  3. Finally, drizzle over cinnamon rolls or any favorite dessert. Serve and enjoy!
A white dish with cinnamon rolls and a clear glass container of Biscoff frosting

Baking Conversion Guide

Print this Measurement Conversion Chart for easy reference when halving or doubling a recipe.

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Tips

  • If you want your icing to be thinner, just add a little more cream.
  • To make it more pourable, warm it in the microwave in 10 second increments.
  • It’s quickest to make this frosting with a stand mixer, but you can also mix by hand.
  • Use this frosting at room temperature. If you make it ahead, take it out of the fridge 30 minutes prior to using.
A person scooping a biscoff cinnamon roll covering in cookie butter icing, from a pan.

Serving Suggestions

Pour it over any of your favorite rolls, cookies, quick breads, cakes, pies and bars.

A clear glass pitcher pouring cookie butter frosting over a pan of cinnamon rolls.

How to Store

  • Room Temperature – This frosting can be left out at room temperature safely for up to two days.
  • Refrigerator – This cookie butter frosting will keep covered in the fridge for up to 3-4 days in the fridge. It’s great to make ahead, too, and can be easily stored before you’re ready to serve.
  • Freezer – Freeze this speculoos icing for up to three months in an airtight storage container. To use after freezing, let it defrost in the refrigerator overnight. You can bring it back to room temperature and make it creamy by re-whipping it with your whip attachment on your stand mixer.
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Cookie Butter Frosting

If cookie butter is good, then cookie butter frosting is probably better. Our Biscoff icing is filled with the classicly sweet, spiced flavor of the famous cookie spread.
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 0 minutes
Total: 5 minutes
Servings: 12
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Ingredients  

  • ½ cup Unsalted Butter (227 grams) softened
  • ½ cup Cookie Butter (Biscoff) (254 grams) melted
  • 1 cup Powdered Sugar (50 grams)
  • ¼ cup Heavy Whipping Cream (60 grams) Sub with half and half or milk if necessary

Instructions 

  • First, warm cookie butter in 10 second increments to melt it down a little. 10-20 seconds should be sufficient.
  • In the fitted bowl of your mixer (with a whisk attachment) add room temperature butter, melted cookie butter and powdered sugar.
  • Add heavy cream, a little at a time until you reach the consistency you're after.
  • Drizzle over cinnamon rolls or any favorite dessert. Serve and enjoy.

Julie’s Tips

Tips

  • If you want your icing to be thinner, just add a little more cream.
  • To make it more pourable, warm it in the microwave in 10 second increments.
  • It’s quickest to make this frosting with a stand mixer, but you can also mix by hand.
  • Use this frosting at room temperature. If you make it ahead, take it out of the fridge 30 minutes prior to using.
Calories: 183kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 0.3g | Cholesterol: 26mg | Sodium: 3mg | Potassium: 7mg | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 309IU | Vitamin C: 0.03mg | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 0.01mg

Estimated nutrition information is provided as a courtesy and is not guaranteed.

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