Pumpkin spice butter on a wooden board with crackers.

Spiced Pumpkin Butter Spread Recipe

  • Author: Christine Pittman
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Chill Time: 3 hours
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 3 hours 10 minutes
  • Yield: 1/2 cup 1x
  • Category: Condiment
  • Method: Mix
  • Cuisine: American


This compound butter recipe can easily be doubled or tripled. Try it on your pancakes or waffles!


  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 Tbsp. plain pumpkin puree
  • 4 tsp. dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg


  1. In a small bowl combine butter, salt, pumpkin, sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg until well mixed.
  2. Transfer butter to a ramekin or form into a log using parchment or plastic wrap.
  3. Refrigerate at least 3 hours before serving or slicing.

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This butter will last 5 days in the fridge or 3 months in the freezer.