Pumpkin Butter
Recipe type: butters, spreads, holiday gifts, pumpkin,
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Serves: 8½ pint containers
 
A spoonful of Thanksgiving on your toast every morning!
Ingredients
  • 2 (29 ounce) cans pumpkin puree
  • 2 cups apple cider
  • 1½ cups granulated sugar
  • ⅔ cup light brown sugar
  • ½ cup pure maple syrup
  • 4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 2½ teaspoons ground ginger
  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon ground cloves
  • ½ teaspoon all-spice
  • 2 tablespoons whiskey (optional)
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients in large saucepan using whisk to blend.
  2. Bring to a boil and lower heat.
  3. Simmer for 30-40 minutes until thickened.
  4. Place pumpkin butter into sterilized glass jars and seal tightly.
  5. Refrigerate for up to 3 weeks or freeze up to 1 year.
  6. **The USDA does not recommend canning pumpkin butter!
Recipe by A Muse in My Kitchen at http://amuseinmykitchen.com/2012/11/15/pumpkin-butter/