Pumpkin Butter

Everywhere you look you will find pumpkin butter this time of year.  If you have not tried pumpkin butter, it is a great holiday addition to your entertaining table.  I was just brainstorming a few ideas using pumpkin butter:

Perfect on muffins, bagels, or toast. Blend with cream cheese for a special treat

Mix with plain yogurt, top with Maple Honey Granola

Make homemade Poptarts using pumpkin butter as the filling

Stir into oatmeal and top with raisins and nuts

Spread on baked brie and top with pecans

Layer vanilla ice cream with pumpkin butter for a wonderful parfait

Serve as a condiment on a cheese board

The possibilities are endless…

This recipe is easy to prepare and will keep for 2 months in your refrigerator.  Perfect to keep on hand during the holidays.

pumpkin butter


Pumpkin Butter
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  1. 1 can pumpkin purée
  2. 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
  3. 1/4 cup honey
  4. 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  5. 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  6. 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  7. 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  8. 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  9. 1/8 teaspoon grated nutmeg
  10. 1/4 teaspoon salt
  1. Combine all ingredients in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil, immediately reduce heat to low. Simmer 20 minutes, stir frequently. Cool and refrigerate.
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