Cranberry Orange Pecan Butter

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Kitchen Crew

By
@JustaPinch

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!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
8-10
Prep:
10 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

  • 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

Step-by-Step

  1. Finely chop the dried cranberries. Set aside.
  2. Zest an orange and squeeze the juice. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, stir the butter and sugar together.
  4. Add the cranberry sauce, dried cranberries, orange zest, and juice to the butter mixture. Mix with a spoon.
  5. On a piece of parchment paper, form the butter into a log shape.
  6. Roll up the parchment paper to help shape the log.
  7. Cut off the excess parchment paper and place butter in a resealable bag. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  8. Unroll the butter log. Sprinkle the chopped pecans on the parchment.
  9. Roll the log in the chopped pecans.
  10. Press the loose pecans into any bald spots.
  11. Serve immediately or refrigerate until ready to serve.

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About Cranberry Orange Pecan Butter

Course/Dish: Spreads
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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