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Maple Squash Butter (Vegan, Gluten-Free)

Updated on March 8, 2015

NOT your Granny's Butter!

Move over apples and pumpkins...there's a better butter in town! This one squashes the competition. You can butter granny up with a sample. Slather your maple squash butter on baked goods, hot cereals and top sundaes. Eat it straight out of the jar from a spoon with the fridge door hanging open...go ahead....mum's the word ;)

Mix ingredients in uncovered pot on low heat

Cook Time

Prep Time: 5

Total Time: 25

Serves: 20


  • 1 butternut squash: canned/fresh or frozen
  • 1/4 cup maple agave syrup
  • 1 tablespoon truvia
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 lemon juice


  1. Cook on low heat for 20 minutes- stirring often until mixture is very thick.
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Nutrition Information

Calories: 40

* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

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    • Etherealista profile image

      Etherealista 3 years ago

      Hi Hannah! You can use any sweetener you like. I used to use Truvia and have since switched to Stevia which comes from the leaf of the Stevia plant. You may need to use a little more sugar as Truvia is a little sweeter than sugar.

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      Hannah David Cini 3 years ago from Nottingham

      This sounds lovely, I am really looking forward to trying. Do you know if you can swap the Truvia for sugar and if it would make much difference?