Making homemade pumpkin butter is a festive way to ring in the fall season. Learn how to make this easy pumpkin butter recipe on the stove top. It has so many yummy uses besides desserts!
Are you ready for pumpkin recipes to flood your Pinterest and Facebook stream? I know many people cringe when the pumpkin butter recipes start to flow, I love this time of year! There’s something so special about enjoying pumpkin flavors every fall. It’s like the official sign that fall has officially arrived.
An easy way to add the flavor of pumpkin to just about any dish is with pumpkin butter. You can spread it on toast, add it to oatmeal or yogurt or just indulge in a big spoonful when you want a sweet fall treat. I might have done that a time or two 🙂
This pumpkin butter recipe is so easy to make that even the kids can help. My 7-year old loves to help stir and whisk, so this is the perfect recipe for her to assist with. And the result is perfect – a sweet, creamy, delicious pumpkin butter.
Easy Pumpkin Butter
- Pour the pumpkin, apple juice, pumpkin pie spice and sugar in a large saucepan and stir until well combined. Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer stirring frequently for 30 minutes or until the mixture is thickened.
- Allow the pumpkin butter to cool, then store in mason jars and keep in the refrigerator until you're ready to serve it.