How to Make the Flavorful Cowboy Butter Dipping Sauce

This cowboy butter dipping sauce is both delicious and flavorful. It pairs well with steak, chicken, turkey, mixed veggies, breakfast sandwiches and more!

How to make the flavorful cowboy butter.

This dipping sauce is one of my favorites. It is easy to make and pairs well with a variety of dishes – from breakfast to dinner!

What’s in the Cowboy Butter Dipping Sauce?

The main ingredient within this recipe is butter. I recommend purchasing grass fed, unsalted butter for top quality. I also recommend using a fresh lemon, garlic clove, and green onions, to exemplify the flavors within this dipping sauce.

The variety of flavor coming from the dijon mustard, parsley, paprika, and cayenne pepper truly ties it all together, making this sauce one you will be wanting to make on repeat! Fresh, flavorful spices can truly bring any meal to life. When choosing spices, look for those that are vibrant in color, as this will indicate freshness. Some of my favorite spice brands include The Spice House and Simply Organic. They have such a great variety of delicious spices that can add flavor to any meal!

How to Serve the Cowboy Butter

This cowboy butter can be used as a spread or a dip. It pairs nicely with steak, chicken, turkey, breakfast sandwiches, pastas, fingerling potatoes, and mixed veggies. I will also add this as a dipping sauce to charcuterie boards to be spread over crackers and breads!

How To Prepare the Cowboy Butter

It takes a total of 15 minutes and three steps to prepare this delicious, versatile sauce.

Cowboy Butter

This cowboy butter dipping sauce is both delicious and flavorful. It pairs well with steak, chicken, turkey, breakfast sandwiches and more!
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time5 minutes
Total Time15 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Servings: 8 servings


  • 8 tablespoons butter
  • ½ lemon freshly juiced
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1 tablespoon green onion minced
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon parsley
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper


  • Place a small pan over low heat. Combine all the ingredients.
  • Whisk slowly as the butter melts to incorporate all of the ingredients into a smooth, rich sauce.
  • Remove from heat and serve immediately. Enjoy!

Did you try making this cowboy butter dipping sauce? If so, comment below! How did you incorporate this dipping sauce within your meals?

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