5 Tasty Ways to Use a Jar of Pumpkin Butter

Pumpkin Butter Bread

Whether you've just cooked up a batch of homemade pumpkin butter or you recently grabbed a jar at your local fall festival, chances are, you're going to find yourself with a container of the spiced pumpkin condiment at some point this season. Now, the biggest rookie mistake when it comes to pumpkin butter consumption is thinking that the only uses for pumpkin butter are spreading it over toast or biscuits; this couldn't be further from the truth. Pumpkin butter is a delicious addition to any number of cozy recipes — both sweet and savory. Here are five ways to use pumpkin butter to help get you started in unlocking the full potential of pumpkin butter.

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Pumpkin Butter Pancakes

Pumpkin Butter Pancakes
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You only need six ingredients to whip up a batch of these quick and easy pumpkin butter pancakes. If your pancake batter seems a touch too thick, try stirring in an extra splash of milk before hitting the griddle.

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Pumpkin Butter Cookies

Pumpkin Butter Cookies
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These soft and pillowy pumpkin-imbued cookies are the perfect way to use a portion of your pumpkin butter. Bonus: You likely have most of the other necessary ingredients on-hand already. Feel free to leave out the raisins or nuts, or even substitute chocolate chips in.

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Pecan Crusted Pork with Pumpkin Butter

Pecan-Crusted Pork with Pumpkin Butter

This comforting pork chop recipe is a prime example of how pumpkin butter can shine even at dinner time. The recipe has you whip up a quick batch of pumpkin butter to start, but if you already have some on hand, you're ahead of the game.

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Pumpkin Butter Bread

Pumpkin Butter Bread

This tender, spiced quick bread has a surprise inside: a ribbon of gooey pumpkin butter running through every slice. It's an impressive seasonal treat that doesn't require a pastry degree to make.

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Maple Pumpkin Butter Cake

Maple Pumpkin Butter Cake
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Pumpkin butter is featured in the batter and the gooey topping of this tasty snacking cake. While the recipe calls for maple-flavored pumpkin butter, you can certainly use regular pumpkin butter instead. And if you still want a hit of maple flavor, try adding a teaspoon of maple extract into the batter.

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More Inspiration

looking at two plated slices of great pumpkin dessert, each topped with a dollop of whipped cream
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Be sure to try one of our cozy Homemade Pumpkin Butter Recipes. Plus, explore our entire collection of Pumpkin Recipes.

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