Elevate your dishes with homemade cowboy butter, a blend of herbs and spices with a slight kick from cayenne pepper and red pepper flakes. As soon as I made and tasted this savory spread, I knew I had to use it in as many recipes as possible! Each of the following recipes, from breakfast to appetizers to the main dishes, is packed with the robust flavor from the compound butter. Let me know your favorite!

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It all starts with the recipe that went mega viral, Cowby Butter!

Cowboy Butter

What is Cowboy Butter? It is a concoction of awesome flavors added to butter to use as a dip or as a spread, also known as compound butter. The butter is flavored with herbs and spices with a little kick from added cayenne pepper and crushed red pepper flakes. Perfect for steak… or TURKEY!

Cowboy Butter Breakfasts

Breakfast Club Sandwich

The Breakfast Club Sandwich is a hearty sandwich that combines a medley of classic ingredients to create an amazing and delicious way to start the day. Layers of seasoned toast, scrambled eggs, cheese, breakfast sausage, and avocado come together in a sandwich that will make you feel like you are at a fancy brunch!

Cowboy Breakfast Bagel

Cowboy Breakfast Bagel is piled high with a sausage patty, cheese, bacon, and a fried egg, topped with fresh pico, and sandwiched between an onion bagel. Yes, that would be delicious on its own, but the homemade cowboy butter spread on the bagel takes the sandwich to a whole new flavorful level!

Appetizers & Side Dishes

Cowboy Sliders

Cowboy Sliders start with Hawaiian buns filled with seasoned ground beef, jalapeno peppers, bacon, and cheese, then brushed and baked with cowboy butter. The name of these sliders comes from the add-ons that were added to a basic cheeseburger and the homemade cowboy butter brushed on top of the sliders. It’s a slider that is so full of flavor that you will want to have a fork handy to pick up all the ingredients that fall out. You do not want to miss out on any of it!

Cowboy Mushrooms

Cowboy Mushrooms are white button mushrooms cooked in a flavorful compound butter made with a variety of herbs and spices for a delicious side dish or appetizer. Not only are they so good on their own, but they are also perfect for topping a steak or grilled meat.

Main Dishes

Rodeo Burger

Rodeo Burger is a mouth-watering burger made with cowboy butter and two cheeseburger patties topped with tomato, onion rings, bacon, and jalapeno peppers, drizzled with barbecue sauce. It’s an impressive variation of Burger King’s burger. You better be hungry and buck up for this one; it’s a mouthful, but also a mouthful of delicious flavors!

Cowboy Queso

Take your dip to the next level with Cowboy Queso! This flavorful beer cheese dip with ground beef, Pepper jack cheese, and jalapenos is perfect for any occasion!

Air Fryer Steak Fajitas

Try these Air Fryer Steak Fajitas for a quick and flavorful meal! Made with tender marinated flank steak, bell peppers, and onions! (oven instructions included)

Keep checking back for more delicious recipes using cowboy butter! I know you are going to love them all as much as I do!

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