Rich and Creamy Pumpkin Butter
Rich and Creamy Pumpkin Butter

Ahh, pumpkin butter. It is rich and creamy and so delicious.

Pumpkin butter is just like apple butter – but with pumpkin. It is not a compound butter and has no actual butter in it. Instead, it is used like a butter.

  • Spread it on toast
  • Top pancakes, waffles
  • Add creaminess and flavour to oatmeal
  • Spread on bagels or muffins
  • And so much more

It is so simple to make and you can easily control how sweet you make it.

These types of butters can be incredibly expensive in the stores. That’s why I make it myself.

For this recipe, I used canned 100% pure pumpkin puree. I do not used “Pumpkin Pie Filling” because it has added sugar and other ingredients.

I hope you give it a try. You will be glad you did. If you want to make your own pumpkin pie spice, here is a recipe.

These directions include actual video steps that were recorded when doing this recipe live on Twitch.

Rich & Creamy Pumpkin Butter

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Servings Prep Time Cook Time
1 Jar 5 minutes 30 minutes

Recipe Notes

  • Use canned pumpkin puree or your own homemade puree.
  • This will store for up to 3 weeks in the fridge or up to 12 months in the freezer.
  • This can be done in a slow cooker as well. Place all of the ingredients in a greased slow cooker and set to low for 4- 6 hours.


  • 1 3/4 Cups (500 g) Pumpkin Puree
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 Cup (125 ml) Mashed Apple or Apple Juice or Cider
  • 1/2 Cup (100 g) Packed Brown Sugar
  • 1 Cinnamon Stick
  • 1 – 2 Teaspoons Pumpkin Pie Spice


1  Place all of the ingredients in a saucepan.

2  Heat the mixture just to a boil. Turn the heat to low and cover. Cook for at least 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.

3  Remove the cinnamon stick. Allow to cool and store in an airtight container in the fridge.

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