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pumpkin butter in white dish

Pumpkin Butter

Course Breakfast, Sauces and Spreads
Cuisine American
Keyword Pumpkin
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 16 people


  • 29 oz can pumpkin puree
  • cup packed brown sugar
  • ¾ cup apple cider (or apple juice)
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 tablespoon maple syrup


  • In a medium sauce pan, combine all ingredients and stir to evenly mix.
  • Allow pumpkin butter to simmer lightly over medium heat for 30 minutes. Stir frequently to prevent burning.
  • Remove from heat once the mixture has slightly thickened. The pumpkin butter will thicken more are is cools.
  • Store in an airtight container or glass jars in the fridge for about 3 weeks.


This recipe is freezer friendly and can be frozen for about 6 months.