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Quick and Easy 6-Ingredient Pumpkin Butter

Quick and Easy 6-Ingredient Pumpkin Butter

Make your own quick and easy homemade 6-ingredient Pumpkin Butter this fall. Perfect for toasts, muffins, pancakes, and as a homemade gift!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Dessert
Servings 2 cups


  • 15 oz canned pumpkin puree
  • cup brown sugar or coconut sugar
  • ¼ cup maple syrup or honey
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 ½ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice*
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon


  • In a medium sauce pan, combine pumpkin puree, brown sugar, maple syrup, lemon juice, and spices. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat to low and cook 20-25 minutes, stirring often until pumpkin thickens slightly.
  • Remove from heat and let cool. Transfer to a glass jar and keep in the refrigerator for up to 1 month.


If you don’t have pumpkin pie spice, make your own by combining ¾ teaspoon cinnamon, ½ teaspoon ginger, and ¼ teaspoon ground cloves.
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