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Cajun Butter Recipe
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Cajun Butter Recipe

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Melt this zippy butter from our Test Kitchen over grilled corn on the cob and you'll be grinning from ear to ear!
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Hot cooked corn on the cob

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 tablespoon) equals 105 calories, 11 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 31 mg cholesterol, 119 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.


  1. In a small bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Serve with corn. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 1/2 cup.
Originally published as Cajun Butter in Backyard Living August/September 2007, p55

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Reviewed Aug. 30, 2012

"AWESOME! I doubled the recipe and tasted it and thought it was way too spicy (and I like spicy) so I doubled the butter. I wish I had tried it on the corn first cause after it goes on the corn it's a lot different! Hmmmm........ So Good! My husband said he'll never eat regular butter on corn again. We even added some to the pasta and it was fantastic!"

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