Quick Compound Butter Recipe

Garden Herb Compound Butter Recipe

Here is a speedy recipe for easy compound butter. Be a backyard barbecue hero and whip these up for your next dinner! Quick to make and has a big a big payoff, your friends will love you for this.


Garden Herb Compound Butter Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp assorted herbs (I used basil, parsley, chives, oregano, thyme, and marjoram)
  • 1/2 cup softened butter


Chili Jalapeño Compound Butter Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, finely diced
  • 1/2 cup softened butter



  1. Mix spice or herb mixture into softened butter and incorporate well.
  2. Place mixed butter on a large piece of parchment paper or waxed paper. Fold paper over butter and push something long and flat (like a baking sheet) against your butter until it forms a 1" log. Roll and twist ends of parchement / waxed paper. Alternately, place butter into a small bowl.
  3. Chill in fridge for 4 hours.


Enjoy on corn on the cob, roast potatoes, toasted bagels, steak, etc