Rich, velvety and smooth… this pumpkin butter is easy to make and has all the great flavors of Fall! Great as a spread, in baking, or as a gift!
It’s apple butter’s super flavorful cousin… pumpkin butter! This spread comes together in 20 minutes and uses only 7 common ingredients… slather it on some rolls, bake with it, eat it with a spoon or give it as a great hostess gift this holiday season!
If you’ve never had pumpkin butter before, you’re in for a real treat! It’s SO flavorful… like a spoonful of Fall flavors! There’s actually no butter in it at all… it just a has a nice spreadable consistency, very similar to apple butter.
This pumpkin butter is so good you can basically eat it with a spoon! In fact, some of it in those bowls might have been eaten in that exact manner 😉
I don’t have any step by step photos for this recipe because there’s honestly just one “step”. Add the ingredients to a pan, heat to a simmer, and simmer, stirring often for 20 minutes. Done. Take a spoonful to taste. Repeat many times!
I think this pumpkin butter tastes like a spreadable version of pumpkin pie! It’s been Fall for about a week or so here, and I’ve already made this 4 times. Yes, 4! It’s safe to say I’m hooked.
Remember those less than 1 hour dinner rolls I posted the other day? Those rolls and this pumpkin butter are a perfect match. A match made in Fall heaven!
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- 1 oz can canned pumpkin 15, NOT pumpkin pie filling
- 2/3 cup light brown sugar packed, two thirds
- 1/4 cup honey
- 1 1/2 Tbsp lemon juice
- 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1/8 tsp ground cloves
- 1/8 tsp ground nutmeg
- Combine all ingredients in a saucepan. Bring to a low boil over MED heat, then reduce to LOW. Simmer, stirring frequently, for 20 minutes, until thickened and slightly darker in color.
- Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
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The Chunky Chef is not a dietician or nutritionist, and any nutritional information shared is an estimate. If calorie count and other nutritional values are important to you, we recommend running the ingredients through whichever online nutritional calculator you prefer. Calories can vary quite a bit depending on which brands were used.