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Homemade Pumpkin Butter Recipe

Spread it on bread and biscuits or eat it by the spoonful - This Homemade Pumpkin Butter recipe is a sweet Fall treat that tastes incredible on almost anything!  It's naturally sweetened, spiced like a pumpkin pie, and then simmered on the stovetop until super creamy.  You can feel good about enjoying it for breakfast, snack, and dessert since it's vegan, Paleo, and naturally gluten-free!

Course Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 16 servings
Calories 48 kcal
London Brazil


  • 2 cups pumpkin puree homemade or canned
  • cup coconut sugar or light brown sugar
  • cup pure maple syrup agave nectar or honey
  • 1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
  • ¼ cup apple juice unsweetened
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract


  1. Add all ingredients except for the vanilla to a medium-sized saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir to combine.
  2. Bring contents to a slight boil and then reduce heat to low.
  3. Simmer for 15-25 minutes, or until butter is to your desired consistency. (Make sure the ingredients are popping - this means your burner temperature is hot enough.)
  4. Turn off heat and mix in vanilla extract. Stir well until combined.

Recipe Notes

  • Pumpkin Butter can be stored for up to 1 week in the refrigerator in an airtight container.
  • One serving size is 2 tablespoons of pumpkin butter.
  • This recipe makes 2 cups of pumpkin butter.
  • If you do not have apple juice, 1 Tbsp. of apple cider vinegar and ¼ cup of water may be substituted.
Nutrition Facts
Homemade Pumpkin Butter Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 48 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 3mg0%
Potassium 82mg2%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 4766IU95%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 17mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.