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Holiday Butters

Sweeten up dinner rolls, slather on toast, or dress up muffins with these easy and flavorful holiday butters.

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Mocha Cashew Butter

Flavored with coffee, chocolate and cashews, this easy-to-make spread is a yummy alternative to ordinary peanut butter. Make a jar for yourself and a few more for gifts. —Mary Houchin, Lebanon, Illinois
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Herb Butter Cut-Outs

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Pumpkin Butter

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
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Walnut Cranberry Butter

"This cranberry butter is wonderful on warm bread or biscuits," recommends Corky Huffsmith of Indio, California. "Be sure to use real butter and margarine—the low-fat products have a higher water content that doesn't give the same results."
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Stovetop Apple Butter

The taste of homemade apple butter is worth the time it takes to make this delectable spread. —Rev. Willis Piepenbrink, Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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Honey Almond Butter

To me, nothing tastes better than a warm homemade muffin right from the oven and topped with this yummy flavored butter. It's also wonderful on toast, quick breads and biscuits. —Pat Hockett, Ocala, Florida
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Pear-adise Butter

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Raspberry Butter

This butter will really perk up the a brunch buffet that includes homemade breads. —Helen Lamb, Seymour, Missouri
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Cinnamon Espresso Butter

I've used this tasty butter on everything from bagels to biscotti. I like to use a teaspoon of espresso powder for the instant coffee granules. —Diane Hixon, Niceville, Florida
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Cranberry Honey Butter

If you are traveling to a friend's or loved one's for the holidays, bring them something even better than a bottle of wine—this easy to whip up treat! —Arisa Cupp, Sherwood, Oregon
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Garlic Basil Butter

Instead of serving plain butter alongside an assortment of fresh breads, prepare this herb-laden whipped butter. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
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Plum Apple Butter

This creamy, fruity butter is perfect for breads and crackers. —Nancy Michel, Lakeland, Florida
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Cinnamon-Orange Honey Butter

This is such a delicious butter spread for afternoon tea or with a dessert bread. Just mix it up and get ready for the compliments. —Mary Bates, Cleveland, Ohio