Coconutty Pumpkin Butter

Out of all the festive fall foods, from cider to apples to pie to yams, my all-time favorite part of this time of year is two words: pumpkin butter. Before I became health-conscious, I could literally eat half a jar of TJ’s pumpkin butter without a second thought, not even blinking at the sugar counts. Now, I can still eat half a jar, because I’ve experimented with many a can of pumpkin to find the perfect recipe that is still healthy while being sinfully delicious.

My conditions:

1.) It had to be creamy (insert coconut butter and oil)

2.) It had to be low sugar (insert a bit of agave)

3.) It had to be balanced! (insert Pumpkin Pie Spice)

So…I finally came up with this:

Coconutty Pumpkin Butter


1 cup canned pumpkin

2 T. agave

1/2 T. coconut oil

1.5 T. coconut butter (I used Artisina!)

1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice (more to taste)


Warm up your coconut oil and butter either on the stove, in the microwave, or by placing your jars until warm water. Combine all ingredients in a food processor and process until mixed well. You can also use a whisk

Besides eating this bliss straight from the jar, I give it as gifts, spread it over toast, top off oatmeal, and make PB and P sandwiches. Anyway you use it, it’s sure to be a winner:)

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14 thoughts on “Coconutty Pumpkin Butter

  1. Looks really good. I can’t get canned pumpkin in Australia. Which type of pumpkin do you recommend to make this?

  2. Yum I’ve made this before – slightly different ratio but pretty much the same ingredients – I love it! I actually always eat it straight from the jar ๐Ÿ˜‰ It’s too good! I bet it would be great on toast as well… never done that. I have made a delicious oatmeal with this though.. Yum I just love pumpkins!

    • Aren’t they the best?! I crave them all year round, not just in the fall:) You will have to try it on toast! My favorite use for it currently is on almond butter banana sandwiches- yum!

  3. Mmmmm, this looks so delicious!!! I love anything and everything pumpkin, so I am definitely going to have to try making this!

    I am so glad you stopped by my blog and that I found your blog! I love your mission for health, your recipes and pictures make my mouth water, and you are gorgeous! Can’t wait to read more ๐Ÿ™‚

    • Thank you so much Carli! I love nutrition and am so happy I started this blog:) I hope you like the pumpkin butter! I had it today with almond butter on toast- heaven!:)

  4. I need to invest in coconut butter. This looks awesome and would be perfect spread over my warm morning oatmeal!

  5. Great recipe! – Sound delicious! I’m thinking on top of gluten-free cinnamon raisin toast. Yum!

  6. You give it as gifts….sign me up please!

  7. ooooh sunnie, this looks fab AND i have all the ingredients to make it. I know what dessert will be tonight!

  8. Yum I love pumpkin and coconut so you have mixed my favorite flavors ๐Ÿ™‚ Definitely going to have to try this!

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