One-Step Pumpkin Butter Recipe

This pumpkin butter is so easy to make, it takes less than an hour and only one ingredient is required!

November 2007

  • pumpkin butter
    Plus, pumpkin butter is a tasty alternative to apple butter and can be made in half the time.
    Photo by GettyImages/bhofack2
  • pumpkin butter

Yield: 40 (1- tablespoon) servings

This recipe is from the November 2007 issue of Heart of the Home.


  • 1 can (30-oz.) easy pumpkin pie mix


  1. Empty pie mix into a medium, heavy-duty saucepan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, and cook, stirring frequently, for 40 to 45 minutes. Let cool at room temperature for 1 hour. Store in an airtight container in refrigerator for up to 2 months. Yields about 2 1/2 cups.
  2. Serve with pumpkin bread, buttermilk biscuits, corn muffins, gingersnaps or hot cereal.

Editor's Note: For gift-giving, place pumpkin butter in a jar and seal. Then decorate the jar with fabric and ribbon.

More from this Issue:

More Pumpkin Recipes: