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Sweet Potato Butter Recipe

Sweet Potato Butter Recipe

This smooth creamy spread has a great combination of sweet potatoes and apples. It's a sweet and satisfying topping for a variety of breads. —Barbara Hoard, Mathis, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 2 hours 5 min. + chilling YIELD:32 servings


  • 6 cups diced peeled sweet potatoes
  • 2 cups diced peeled tart apples
  • 4 cups water
  • 2/3 cup orange juice concentrate
  • 1/2 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves


  • 1. In a heavy saucepan, combine all ingredients; mix well. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 2 to 2-1/4 hours or until mixture is thickened and about 1 cup of liquid remains, stirring occasionally.
  • 2. In a blender, process mixture in batches until smooth. Transfer to jars or containers. Chill for at least 2 hours before serving. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: about 4 cups.

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoon: 46 calories, 0g fat (0g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 5mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 1g fiber), 0g protein .

Reviews for Sweet Potato Butter

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Reviewed May. 8, 2015

"I made this tonight. It has a great taste, now will need to see how well it sets up. Made the house smell wonderful also."

Reviewed Sep. 19, 2010

"I made this recipe as written and it is wonderful!"

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