Homemade Pumpkin Butter

Homemade Pumpkin Butter
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Homemade pumpkin butter is a delicious and easy way to start introducing the flavors of fall.  In less than 30 minutes you can be enjoying this yummy recipe.

Pumpkin Butter

Pumpkin Butter

I make this pumpkin butter every year and it is always gobbled up. It is so good.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Calories 1087kcal
Author Katie Banes


  • 1 can pumpkin purée 29 oz (not pumpkin pie filling)
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup light brown sugar
  • 1 cup apple cider
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • ¾ tsp nutmeg freshly grated
  • ½ tsp ground cloves
  • 2 tsp lemon juice fresh squeezed


  • In a large glass heatproof and microwavable safe bowl, combine all ingredients with the exception of the lemon juice. Cover with a paper towel.
  • Cook on high power for 6 minutes; stir. Cook an additional 6 minutes; stir. Cook for an additional 3 minutes; stir.
  • Remove from microwave (bowl will be hot - be careful). Remove paper towel and stir in lemon juice.
  • Cool completely. Cover airtight and store in refrigerator.


Calories: 1087kcal | Carbohydrates: 276g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 67mg | Potassium: 1260mg | Fiber: 16g | Sugar: 244g | Vitamin A: 66143IU | Vitamin C: 24mg | Calcium: 261mg | Iron: 8mg
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