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Pumpkin Butter Recipe
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Pumpkin Butter

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"A slow cooker, easy recipe for pumpkin butter using fresh pumpkin. Tastes so yummy you'll forget that it's low in sugar as well!"

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Original recipe makes 8 half-pint jars Change Servings
  • PREP

    50 mins
  • COOK

    8 hrs

    9 hrs 50 mins


  1. Combine the sugar, cinnamon, cloves, and allspice in a bowl. Place about 1/4 of the pumpkin into the bottom of a slow cooker, and sprinkle with 1/4 of the sugar mixture; repeat layers 3 more times. Cover the slow cooker, set it on Low, then cook for 8 hours or overnight. Stir once or twice during cooking. When the pumpkin is a dark, golden color, place an immersion blender into the slow cooker, and blend the pumpkin butter until smooth.
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  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Oct 27, 2010

This was so simple!!! I just put it in the crockpot. Set my crockpot for 8 hours and left it to cook. This is my first trial at pumpkin butter. I canned it in little jars. The recipe yielded 8 of the small jars (<1 c. ?) The butter was very brown in color, but the taste was excellent. I may try to lessen the amount of spices.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Nov 06, 2011

I used 2 tsp of cloves instead of the 1 Tbsp it called for, and it was still way too much. It needs a pinch of salt, another cup of sugar, preferably brown, and a little less cinnamon. This coming from someone who always adds more spices to things, and this was too much. However, the texture was fantastic. The recipe just needs some tweaking.


25 Ratings

Oct 27, 2010

It was a very easy pumpkin butter (after the pumpkin was cut up) recipe, but the spices were too much. It's almost bitter and I think that it's because of the clove. When I try this again, I will cut down on the spices. Also, it would be nice to know WHAT exactly is a serving.

Oct 07, 2011

Wonderful flavor! I had already baked and scraped my pumpkin before reading this recipe, so the pumpkin I put in the crock pot wasn't raw and in chunks. That's why I only left it to slow cook for 4 hours. It came out thick and just sweet enough! Great recipe.

Jun 27, 2012

Delicious! I used 1-2 tsp pumpkin pie spice, instead of cloves and allspice seasonings. My first time making pumpkin butter and using a fresh pumpkin! This was so yummy! I had baked my pumpkin before coming across this recipe. So, I slow cooked for abour 4 hours on low, then used the immersion blender to make it smooth. Extremely easy and made the house smell good! I did use brown sugar and pumpkin pie spice and cinnamon. I just eyeballed the spices and tasted if it needed more. Remember to use a little bit of spices at a time, you can always add more if it needs it. We used it on homemade biscuits, in oatmeal, on french toast too. So good!

Oct 15, 2011

Great way to make pumpkin butter. I will adjust the seasonings next time to our taste, but otherwise it turned out perfect. After sone research I found that you can can this in a hot water bath. Process quarts 40 minutes.

Dec 10, 2010

So wonderful! I made quite a few batches. When it came to make the pies I did have to add just a bit more sugar but a wonderful way to preserve your pumpkin! Thanks!

Oct 18, 2011

Very easy once the pumpkin was prepared...I do agree the cloves are too much...definitely only use half...also added more sugar too...


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  • Calories
  • 11 kcal
  • < 1%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 2.9 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Sodium
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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