Four Ingredient Pumpkin Butter

I am head over heels for this new pumpkin butter recipe. This is a delicious and creamy spread perfect for fall, or whenever the mood for pumpkins strikes you.

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This delicious treat will have you wishing you had planted a garden and grown only pumpkins this year. Okay, so maybe you need a few other veggies in your garden to get you through the winter, but this recipe is that good! 

To make it you just need a few ingredients and a sauce pan. You can change it up if you want with different sweeteners and spices too if you wish. Each time you make it can be a slightly different version — see what you like best!  I’ve tried it with maple syrup as well and I tend to prefer that since it is a natural sugar, but this is the base recipe to get you started.

And while this recipe does call for canned pumpkin puree (for simplicity), if you have fresh sugar pumpkins simply roast them and process in a blender. The delicious fresh pumpkin taste cannot be beaten!

Pumpkin Butter Recipe

Pumpkin Butter
A delicious and creamy butter perfect for fall!
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Ingredients
  1. 1 29 oz Can of pumpkin Puree
  2. 1 cup of sugar
  3. 3/4 cup of apple juice
  4. 3 tbs Pumpkin Pie Spice
Instructions
  1. Combine pumpkin, apple juice, spices, and sugar in a large saucepan; stir well.
  2. Bring mixture to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat, and simmer for 30 minutes or until thickened.
  4. Stir frequently.
  5. Store in mason jars and chill till ready to serve.
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Prep Tip:

When making this recipe on the stovetop it is a great idea to cover the pot with a lid and prop it open with a wooden spoon. The mixture splatters everywhere while simmering and you definitely need a lid to cover it while still allowing steam to escape. You can also make it in a slow cooker instead if you are a big slow cooker fan.

Either way, you cook it, one thing is for sure; your house will smell absolutely wonderful throughout the process.

[highlight][box style=”rounded”]Pro Tip: Use these cute Jelly Jars to store your butter, or for an easy way to give a great gift![/box][/highlight]


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My name is Jesica and I'm happy to 'meet' you! I'm just living life and loving every minute of it! I try to not let things hold me down or hold me back, I just live! Here at The Mommy Bunch, I offer solid advice on all things parenting, household, and living life as a working mom.

2 thoughts on “Four Ingredient Pumpkin Butter

  • October 4, 2015 at 10:00 pm
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    I am just curious…would I be able to can this?

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    • October 7, 2015 at 11:21 am
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      Hi Melinda,
      From what I have researched it is not recommended to can any pumpkin or winter squash as they are low-acid vegetables (including this recipe), however, the good news is that pumpkin butter can be frozen and it keeps quite well in the fridge.

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