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Pumpkin Butter

Total Time

Prep: 5 min. Cook: 20 min. + cooling

Makes

6 cups

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
Pumpkin Butter Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 3 cans (15 ounces each) pumpkin
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
  • 3 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground ginger

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, combine all ingredients. Bring to a boil, stirring frequently. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20 minutes to allow flavors to blend.
  2. Cool. Spoon into jars. Cover and store in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks.

Nutrition Facts

2 tablespoons: 42 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 38mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 1g fiber), 0 protein.

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