Texas Roadhouse Cinnamon Butter Recipe

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This cinnamon butter recipe is quick and easy to make. It’s a delicious copycat version of Texas Roadhouse cinnamon butter and is perfect to spread on just about anything.

A few of our favorite recipes that highlight butter are honey butter chicken biscuits, garlic butter sauce, buttered noodles, and steak butter.

Cinnamon butter in a bowl with biscuits


Cinnamon butter makes everything better! If you have been to Texas Roadhouse, you are probably familiar with their famous butter that they serve with warm, soft dinner rolls. This butter recipe is a wonderful copycat, you’re going to want to put it on everything.

Why this Cinnamon Butter Recipe works

  • Requires just a few common, simple ingredients you might already have at home.
  • Can be made at a fraction of the cost of pre-packaged cinnamon butter or at the restaurant.
  • It’s so good slathered on just about anything.

Copycat Texas Roadhouse Cinnamon Butter Ingredients

  • Butter – Use high quality, unsalted butter. I prefer using unsalted because you can control the sodium. You can substitute with salted butter if you prefer. Make sure to start with room temperature butter to make it easy to mix.
  • Cinnamon – Ground cinnamon adds lots of flavor to the spread. Try using fresh, high quality ground cinnamon for the best taste.
  • Powdered Sugar – Adds a touch of sweetness to the butter. If you want to cut back on calories, feel free to reduce the amount or omit.
  • Honey – Adds another layer of sweetness.
  • Vanilla extract – Offers a warm, rich flavor to the butter.
  • Salt – Helps to balance the sweetness.

Texas Roadhouse Cinnamon Butter Substitutions

Butter – You can substitute with salted butter or vegan butter.

Vanilla – If you don’t have vanilla extract, you can substitute with vanilla bean paste.

Honey – Try something a little different by substituting honey with maple syrup.

Sugar – You can substitute powdered sugar with brown sugar for a richer flavor.

How to make Cinnamon Butter

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  1. Ingredients: Place softened butter, honey, powdered sugar, cinnamon, vanilla, and salt in a large bowl.
  2. Mix: Use an electric stand mixer or hand mixer to whip the butter and combine ingredients.
  3. Serve: Serve immediately or store in an airtight container.
butter, cinnamon, honey, vanilla and powdered sugar in bowls and then whipped.

Cinnamon Sugar Butter Tips

  • Make sure to allow enough time for the butter to soften.
  • This recipes makes a cup of butter. Feel free to cut the recipe in half if you don’t want that much. It does keep well and for about one month in the refrigerator.
  • The longer the mixture sits, the more the flavors will come together and develop.

Storing Texas Roadhouse Cinnamon Butter

Store: Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to one month. This butter can be left out at room temperature for 1-3 days. So if you are serving it at a party or the holidays, it’s ok to sit out on the table.

Freeze: The butter can be frozen for up to one month.

Does Texas Roadhouse butter have to be refrigerated?

Cinnamon butter can be left out for 1-2 days. To make it last longer, cover and store in the refrigerator.

Cinnamon Butter Recipe FAQs

How many calories are in Texas Roadhouse cinnamon butter?

There are approximately 125 calories for 1 ½ tablespoons in the Texas Roadhouse Cinnamon Butter.

How long does honey butter keep?

Honey butter can last for about 3 months in the refrigerator before it can start to break down. Make sure to keep it covered in the refrigerator.

Ways to use Cinnamon Sugar Butter

These are a few things we love to spread our honey butter on:

Whipped butter in a bowl.

More cinnamon recipes

  • Cinnamon toast – The best cinnamon toast cooked 3 different ways.
  • Cinnamon twists – Puff pastry twisted with cinnamon and sugar.
  • Apple pie filling – Cooked cinnamon apples perfect for pie filling.

Let me know if you made this copycat recipe in the comments.

Whipped cinnamon butter in a bowl
5 from 32 votes

Cinnamon Butter

By Heather
Easy cinnamon butter that is a great Texas Roadhouse copycat.
Prep: 5 minutes
Total: 5 minutes
Servings: 1 cup


  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt


  • Place all ingredients in a bowl. Using an electric mixer, mix until whipped and combined.
  • Store in airtight container in the refrigerator.



Calories: 2140kcal | Carbohydrates: 134g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 184g | Saturated Fat: 117g | Cholesterol: 488mg | Sodium: 321mg | Potassium: 99mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 129g | Vitamin A: 5673IU | Calcium: 95mg | Iron: 1mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
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