Traditional Peach Butter

Traditional Peach Butter

This peach butter recipe calls for three simple ingredients—fresh peaches, water, and sugar. It can be refrigerated, canned, or frozen.
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  • Serves: 32 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Place the chopped peaches and water in a large saucepan.
  3. Step 3

    Bring to a boil over high heat. Lower the heat to a simmer and cook until the peaches are soft, about 20 minutes.
  4. Step 4

    Run the peaches through a food mill or a sieve and discard the skins.
  5. Step 5

    Add the sugar to the pulp and mix well.
  6. Step 6

    Place sweetened pulp in a medium saucepan and cook over medium-low heat for 1 to 2 hours, stirring frequently until very thick. The butter is done when it doesn't run off a spoon when turned upside down.