How To Make Compound Butter

Compound butter is an easy way to add flavor to any dish! Learn how to add herbs, spices, fruits and more into your butter to create a sweet or savory addition to your table.

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Step 1: Soften Butter

Start with softened butter in a mixing bowl.

Step 2: Select Savory Herbs

You can make your compound butter savory, with herbs like thyme, oregano, rosemary, garlic and more.

Step 3: OR Choose Sweet Ingredients

OR you can make it sweet, with ingredients like orange zest, cinnamon, cranberries, or honey.

Step 4: Mix

Add ingredients to softened butter and mix.

Step 5: Wrap & Refrigerate

Form a log, store in plastic cling wrap, and refrigerate until use.

Step 6: Serve

Serve alongside fresh rolls, use to create a pasta sauce, or add on top of grilled meat or veggies!