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cranberry orange pecan butter

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Kitchen Crew
By Kitchen Crew

Add this cranberry orange pecan compound butter to your holiday meal. It's sweet and tangy. Try with biscuits, dinner rolls, or anywhere you want a pop of flavor. It would be quite the treat on top of pancakes or waffles too. This compound butter can be made in about 10 minutes. Quick and easy!

★★★★★ 1
serves 8-10
prep time 10 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For cranberry orange pecan butter

  • 1 stick
    salted butter, room temperature
  • 3 Tbsp
    powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    jellied cranberry sauce
  • 2 Tbsp
    finely chopped dried cranberries
  • 2 tsp
    orange zest
  • 1 tsp
    orange juice, fresh
  • 1/2 c
    finely chopped pecans

How To Make cranberry orange pecan butter

  • Finely chopping dried cranberries.
    Finely chop the dried cranberries. Set aside.
  • Orange zested and juiced.
    Zest an orange and squeeze the juice. Set aside.
  • Powdered sugar and butter in a bowl.
    In a large bowl, stir the butter and sugar together.
  • Cranberry sauce, dried cranberries, orange zest, and juice added to the butter.
    Add the cranberry sauce, dried cranberries, orange zest, and juice to the butter mixture. Mix with a spoon.
  • Cranberry Orange Pecan Butter formed into a log.
    On a piece of parchment paper, form the butter into a log shape.
  • Rolling compound butter in parchment paper.
    Roll up the parchment paper to help shape the log.
  • Cranberry Orange Pecan Butter in a resealable bag.
    Cut off the excess parchment paper and place butter in a resealable bag. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  • Chilled butter and pecans on parchment paper.
    Unroll the butter log. Sprinkle the chopped pecans on the parchment.
  • Rolling chilled butter in chopped pecans.
    Roll the log in the chopped pecans.
  • Pressing pecans into the butter.
    Press the loose pecans into any bald spots.
  • Cranberry Orange Pecan Butter on a roll.
    Serve immediately or refrigerate until ready to serve.