This Cranberry Butter is perfect for the holidays! I love making my own flavored compound butters. They are just so easy, and yet impressive.
This time of year, it's nice to a have a few small things on hand for hostess gifts and this is one you can literally whip together in no time and keep in the refrigerator for about two weeks.
Make up two or three ahead of time and just grab one on your way out the door. Add a fresh loaf of local bread or some tasty crackers and a pretty ribbon and you've got a thoughtful little gift.
Scoop out the butter mixture with a rubber spatula and fill your jar. Wipe the rims, and seal the jar tightly. Wrap them with the parchment paper and twine or wait until you’re ready to hand them out.
Note: Recipe will fill one 4oz jar. (Use this handy website to help figure out exactly how much you will need for larger batches)
More Cranberry Recipes
This holiday season, consider making a butter board with this cranberry butter. Sprinkle a few fresh or dried cranberries on top, maybe some chopped walnuts or pecans, and serve with crackers and toast points.
If you're entertaining for Thanksgiving, use your cranberry butter and make pretty little butter rosettes.
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- ½ stick butter room temperature
- ¼ cup whole cranberry sauce
- 2 tablespoons local honey
- Sea Salt
- 4 oz mason jar
- dainty glass spoon or wood spreader knife
- parchment paper and twine for wrapping
- Using the paddle attachment on your electric mixer, combine the softened butter with the cranberry sauce, honey and salt. Whip together until fully incorporated, about 2 minutes.
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