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Pumpkin Butter Recipe
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Pumpkin Butter Recipe

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Biting into this spiced butter on a hot biscuit or toast is absolutely heavenly. With a dash of whipped cream, you might think you were eating pumpkin pie! —June Barrus, Springville, Utah
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Cook: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES:48 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Cook: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES: 48 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cans (15 ounces each) solid-pack pumpkin
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
  • 3 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground ginger

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons equals 42 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 38 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, trace protein.

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, combine all ingredients. Bring to a boil, stirring frequently. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20 minutes to allow flavors to blend.
  2. Cool. Spoon into jars. Cover and store in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks. Yield: 6 cups.
Originally published as Pumpkin Butter in Country Woman Christmas Annual 2011, p58

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons equals 42 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 38 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, trace protein.

Reviews for Pumpkin Butter(7)

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Reviewed Jan. 28, 2014

This is such a lovely recipe with a wonderful blend of favors. I was wondering if the Pumpkin Butter be frozen.

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Reviewed Dec. 11, 2013

yum - yum - yum! So easy & fun to make... went through 1 jar in 1 day. Going to freeze 1 jar, see if that works to save some of it. ended up with 3 pint jars & a 1 cup dish. GOODNESS!

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Reviewed Dec. 4, 2013

According to National Center for Home Food Preservation:

The National Center for Home Food Preservation is your source for current research-based recommendations for most methods of home food preservation. The Center was established with funding from the Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture (CSREES-USDA) to address food safety concerns for those who practice and teach home food preservation and processing methods.

food preservation tips Seasonal Hot Topics

We receive many questions about preserving pumpkins this time of year. Home canning is not recommended for pumpkin butter or any mashed or pureed pumpkin or winter squash, but we do have directions for canning cubed pumpkin. Pumpkin puree can be frozen or made into a spicy pumpkin leather.

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 28, 2013

EXCELLENT!!! easy to make and EVERYONE loves it!!!!

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Reviewed Oct. 4, 2013

How many ounces does this recipe make? Can I can it to send as gifts?

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