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pumpkin butter

Recipe by
Barbara Bennett
Scranton, PA

Everyone loves this recipe, and so good. I always double the recipe.

yield serving(s)
cook time 2 Hr
method Stove Top

Ingredients For pumpkin butter

  • 1 can
    15 oz pumpkin
  • 3/4 c
    white sugar
  • 1 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/8 tsp
    ground cloves

How To Make pumpkin butter

  • 1
    In a medium saucepan over low heat, stir all ingredients. Cook 1 to 2 hours stirring frequently. Or until pumpkin butter is thick enough to coat the back of a spoon.
  • 2
    Sterilize jar and lid 10 minutes. Remove when ready to fill. While pumpkin butter is still hot, ladle into hot sterilized jars.Filing to 1/4 inch from top. Wipe rims with clean damp cloth and seal jars with lid and ring.
  • 3
    Process in a boiling water bath, making sure water is 1 inch over the top of jars for 10 minutes. If you want you can forget the water bath and it can be stored in the refrigerator for 2 to 3 weeks.Can also be frozen.