pumpkin butter

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by oakmancritters, Jan 24, 2008.

  1. oakmancritters

    oakmancritters In the Brooder

    Oct 12, 2007
    Pumpkin Butter
    3 cups cooked, mashed, or canned pumpkin
    2 cups sugar
    1/2 t ground cinnamon
    1/4 t ground cloves
    1/2 t lemon juice
    Combine all ingredients in a medium saucepan; stir well.
    Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered for 30 minutes until mixture is smooth and thickened.
    Quickly pour pumpkin butter mixture into hot jars, filling to 1/4 inch from top.
    Wipe jar rims clean.
    Place lids with bands on and process in a boiling water bath 15 minutes.
    Yield:4 half pints.

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  2. okiechick57

    okiechick57 Songster

    [​IMG] thanks so much for this......sounds so yummy.......Lord knows I have enough pumpkin pulp in my fridge for loads of this stuff [​IMG]
  3. jab91864

    jab91864 Songster

    Apr 3, 2007
    Northern Michigan
    I have a friend who bought some pumpkin butter as a gift for his mother-in-law and claims she absolutely adores it.

    I'm going to save this recipe and give it a try. Thanks for sharing !!!

    Julie [​IMG]
  4. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    Sounds delicious. I wanted to make apple butter and pumpkin butter this fall but with the drought we suffered in this area the cushaw pumpkins were scarce and the apples were saddly lacking. I only got a couple dozen off my own trees (thanks to snow 2 days before Easter that killed most of the aple blossoms).
  5. oakmancritters

    oakmancritters In the Brooder

    Oct 12, 2007
    you are all so welcome ..if any of you have any canning recipes for sugar free stuff i could use it as well.[​IMG]

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