Hello, Gourd-eous! Slow-Cooker Pumpkin Butter is an Autumn Must

Pumpkin butter, slow-cooked to perfection!Pumpkin butter, slow-cooked to perfection!The cold weather has moved in and it's time to break out the pumpkin recipes! While the options are practically endless, pumpkin butter is my family's favorite! Sweet and smooth with all the spices of fall, this recipe is insanely easy and delicious. With just a five minute prep time, this recipe is so simple that you will be making batches of it all season for yourself and friends. Pumpkin butter is perfect to spread on toast or even to add as a swirl in a cheesecake for a special treat!

Ingredients

1 can of pumpkin puree
3/4 cup light brown sugar
1/2 cup apple juice
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves

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Directions
1. In a slow cooker, combine all ingredients. Mix well until smooth.
2. Cook on low for 5 hours, stirring once an hour. The mixture should be darkened and thick, but smooth. Serve on toast or biscuits. Store in a sealable container in the refrigerator.

- By Meredith Steele

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