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Harvest Pumpkin Butter Recipe

Stir up a fresh alternative to traditional apple butter by making this scrumptious spread. "It's yummy on English muffins or any kind of toasted bread," details subscriber Marlene Muckenhirn of Delano, Minnesota.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling Cook: 15 min. YIELD:10 servings


  • 1 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • English muffins, split and toasted


  • 1. In a small saucepan, combine the first five ingredients. Bring to a boil, stirring frequently. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes or until thickened.
  • 2. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Serve on English muffins. Yield: 1-1/4 cups.

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons: 79 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 4mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (19g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

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teenamombear User ID: 4063150 21415
Reviewed Oct. 20, 2013

"This recipe was quick and tasty; however it's really sweet. I cut back on the honey when i made it a second time."

bereitbach User ID: 4958434 21414
Reviewed Nov. 29, 2012

"This was very simple and quite tasty. I used pumpkin pie spice as well as cinnamon. I plan to make more to give as Christmas gifts."

sewmom8 User ID: 841908 26774
Reviewed Mar. 11, 2012

"This was tasty! I used it in another recipe that called for pumpkin butter. Worked really well!"

gardenchris User ID: 5582864 35998
Reviewed Nov. 14, 2011

"It's quick, easy, and delicious. As good as, if not better than, anything you'll find at a farmer's market or orchard store and way cheaper to make."

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