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Citrus Cantaloupe Butter

This sweet, chunky cantaloupe butter gets its warm spice flavor from the cinnamon. Orange sections and lime juice give it a citrusy twist. —Mary Leverette, Columbia, South Carolina

Pennsylvania Dutch Apple Butter

1 review

You can spread this apple butter on thick and still enjoy a breakfast that's thin on calories. For a smoother...


Pumpkin Apple Butter

2 reviews

A few years ago, I decided to try my hand at canning. This first recipe I tried was such a...


Tart Cranberry Butter

11 reviews

One of my favorite toppings for toast is this tart spread. It's also great spooned over poultry…and ice cream! I've...


All-Day Apple Butter

64 reviews

I make several batches of this simple and delicious homemade apple butter recipe to freeze in jars. Depending on the...

Bill’s Apple Butter

2 reviews

Since retiring, I have more time to tend to our 75 apple trees and to experiment in the kitchen. I...


Butternut Squash Butter

Looking for a tasty way to use up those pumpkins and have a wonderful gift during the holidays? My pumpkin...

Sweet Potato Butter

2 reviews

This smooth creamy spread has a great combination of sweet potatoes and apples. It's a sweet and satisfying topping for...


Pressure Cooker Nutty Apple Butter

Being a New England native, I love apple-picking season. Grab some apples and peanut butter to make this creamy PB&J...


Pumpkin Butter

10 reviews

Biting into this spiced butter on a hot biscuit or toast is absolutely heavenly. With a dash of whipped cream,...


Slow-Cooker Pear Butter

This is a tasty spread for toast, muffins, biscuits or any of your favorite breads. It is easy to make...

Nutty Apple Butter

1 review

Being a New England native, I love apple-picking season. Grab some apples and peanut butter to make your own creamy...