Cowboy Butter

Make a good steak great with this cowboy butter recipe using our salted butter! Perfect for grilling season, try this simple compound butter recipe for your next grill out.


  • 1 cup of Dan & Debbie’s Salted Butter
  • 1/4 cup finely minced fresh parsley
  • A pinch of red pepper flakes
  • A pinch of coarsely ground black pepper
  • 1 clove garlic finely minced
  • juice and zest of ½ lemon


  • Allow the butter to come to room temperature before starting.
  • Add the room temperature butter to a large mixing bowl.
  • Beat the butter until creamy, then add in the parsley, red pepper flakes, black pepper, minced garlic, lemon juice and zest.
  • Mix until well combined.
  • Scrape down the sides of the bowl and turn the mixture out onto a piece of parchment paper.
  • Using the back of a spatula, spread out the mixture into a log shape.
  • Roll the parchment paper up and twist the ends like a piece of candy.
  • Refrigerate the log of butter for at least 4 hours to allow the flavors to come together.

Enjoy on chicken, steak or any good piece of meat that just needs a little something extra!

  • Posted by Elizabeth Uthoff
  • On June 27, 2023
Tags: butter, compound butter, food, recipe, steak