This easy to make Homemade Pumpkin Butter is a great fall time treat. It's filled with spice and naturally sweetened!
Easy Pumpkin Butter
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 
This naturally sweetened Easy Pumpkin Butter will be a great treat this fall! Spread it on biscuits, pancakes, toast or straight from the jar!
Course: Sauce
Cuisine: American
Author: Malinda Linnebur
Ingredients
  • 1 15 oz can pumpkin puree (not pumpkin pie filling)
  • 1/2 cup apple juice or apple cider
  • 1/4-2/3 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • pinch of salt
Instructions
  1. In a large pot combine all the ingredients. Bring to a boil then reduce heat to a simmer. Simmer for about 20 minutes or until thick.
  2. Ladle into clean half pint jars and cool for 30 minutes. Seal and store in the refrigerator.
Recipe Notes

1. Store in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks.

2. Can add in 1/4 teaspoon of orange zest.

3. Can also use 1 3/4 cup homemade pumpkin puree.

4. Can make in the slow cooker, cook on high for 2-3 hours stirring occasionally.