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Jar of Pumpkin Butter

Pumpkin Butter

Quick and easy recipe for homemade pumpkin butter!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 16
Calories 51kcal
Author Nichole


  • 1 can pumpkin puree 15 oz
  • 1 c. apple juice
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • ½ tsp ground cloves
  • ¾ c. light brown sugar
  • 1 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon


  • In a large dutch oven or saucepan combine pumpkin, apple juice, spices and sugar. Stir well. Heat over medium heat and bring mixture to a boil.
  • Reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes or until thickened, stirring frequently.
  • Cool and transfer to airtight container in the refrigerator until serving.


  • It is not safe to can this pumpkin butter due to the low acidity level. 
  • You can sub pumpkin butter for butter in any recipe with a 1:1 ratio.


Calories: 51kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 30mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 10IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1mg