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Slow Cooker Gingered Pumpkin Butter

Slow Cooker Pumpkin Butter

Pumpkin Butter is a delicious fall spread made easily in the slow cooker. Spread it on your breakfast treats or mix it into other baked goods. It is the epitome of fall flavors!
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword butter, pumpkin
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 hours
Total Time 5 hours 15 minutes
Servings 32 ounces


  • 3-5 lb pumpkin cut, skinned & cubed
  • cups granulated sugar
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp cinnamon
  • 2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • ½ tsp ginger


  • Add pumpkin, sugar, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, pumpkin pie spice and ginger to the slow cooker.
  • Cover & cook on high for about 3-4 hours - stirring each hour.
  • Once pumpkin pieces become softer (around 3 hours into the cooking) scoop out into a blender & blend to a smooth consistency. Or you can use an emulsion blender for this.
  • Transfer the mixture back to the slow cooker, stir & cook another 30-60 minutes.
  • Ladle into prepared jars. Store in the refrigerator for 2-3 weeks or in the freezer for up to 6 months.