Pretty Pecan-Cranberry Butter

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May. 23, 2013

This light and fluffy butter tastes delicious on waffles, scones, muffins, pancakes and toast! Fill a little Mason jar with this yummy butter, add a festive spreader and it makes a sweet gift-from-the-kitchen, too!


Butter 3/4 Cup (12 tbs) , softened
Brown sugar 2 Tablespoon
Light corn syrup 2 Tablespoon
Fresh cranberry/Dried cranberries 1 Cup (16 tbs) , chopped
Toasted pecans 2 Tablespoon , chopped



1. In a bowl, combine butter, brown sugar and light corn syrup. Using an electric mixer, whisk on low speed for about 5 minutes or until the mixture turns fluffy.

2. Add cranberries and pecans, beat for another 5 minutes, until the butter turns pink.

3. Transfer the mixture to a sheet of plastic wrap. Shape into a log, wrap and chill.


4. Serve this butter with waffles, muffins or pancakes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Very Easy

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 1597Calories from Fat 1264

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 144 g221.5%

Saturated Fat 87 g435%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 268 mg11.17%

Total Carbohydrates 86 g28.7%

Dietary Fiber 6 g24%

Sugars 45 g

Protein 4 g8%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet