Pumpkin Butter

Makes 1-1/2 cups

  • 1 cup canned pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 Tbs honey
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice (or a mixture of cinnamon, cloves, ginger, allspice, and nutmeg)
  1. Combine all ingredients in a glass bowl.  Cover with plastic wrap and leave a small opening to vent.
  2. Microwave about 5 minutes, until mixture is thick. Let cool to room temperature and serve.
  3. Refrigerate leftovers.