This roundup gives you 11 delicious ways to use apple butter roundup! Apple butter is not just for slathering on toast. You can use it for both savory and sweet recipes.
I think it’s no secret that I’m a big fan of apple butter.
Throughout the years I have made a lot of different recipes that showcase and incorporate apple butter in the best sweet and savory ways.
Having a party? I have the appetizers covered!
Looking for a weeknight meal? Yeah, I have those recipes too!
Need a good dessert? OF COURSE I HAVE THOSE!
Apple butter doesn’t just have to be simply spread on toast, or only used in desserts.
It’s the perfect addition to bbq sauce, flavoring chicken burgers, made into carnitas, and mixed with pumpkin pie.
It’s the perfect sweet and savory addition!
You’ll love all these delicious ways to up apple butter in this apple butter roundup!
What is apple butter?
If your first question is “what is apple butter?” Let me introduce you to your new favorite condiment!
In the simplest of definitions it’s basically just cooked down applesauce.
It cooks down to a thick spreadable consistency that is brown in color and super concentrated in apple and cinnamon in flavor.
The reason it’s called “butter” is because the thick sauce is spreadable like, you guessed it, butter.
It does not contain any actual butter.
These apple butter honey mustard chicken wings are easy to make, delicious and are the perfect football food. The wings are baked until crispy (no messy frying!) and basted in a homemade apple butter honey mustard sauce. You’re going to love these wings!
This apple butter gingersnap ice cream is the perfect fall ice cream dessert. Swirled with apple butter and packed full of gingersnaps and candied ginger.
These chipotle apple butter carnitas are topped with apple cider sautéed onions and spiced butternut squash. This is one pork dish you will be craving!
This boozy caramel apple butter milkshake is the perfect adult dessert to enjoy all year round. Full of vanilla bean ice cream, apple butter, spiced rum, and just a touch of delicious caramel. You’ll love this sweet treat!
These baked apple butter ham and cheese sandwiches are the perfect party food. They are the perfect balance of sweet and savory and ready in just 35 minutes!
This streusel-topped apple butter pumpkin pie is the perfect addition to your holiday dessert spread. It's the perfect twist to traditional pumpkin pie and the crumbly streusel topping is packed full of spice.
These apple butter honey mustard chicken wings are easy to make, delicious, and are the perfect football food. The wings are baked until crispy (no messy frying!) and basted in a homemade apple butter honey mustard sauce. You’re going to love these wings!
These apple butter waffle donuts are the perfect sweet Easter brunch treat. Perfectly spiced apple butter waffles fried to donut perfection and dipped in a vanilla bean glaze. You’ll love these sweet little donut treats.
This apple butter blue cheese pancetta pizza is the perfect addition to your weeknight menu. It’s sweet, savory, and oh so delicious. Plus it’s ready in just 30 minutes!
These apple butter bacon wrapped shrimp are the perfect summer appetizer. Extra large shrimp wrapped in bacon and glazed with a sweet and spicy apple butter glaze.
This apple butter bbq chicken sandwich is made with a homemade apple butter bbq sauce, roasted chicken breast, and topped with a tangy apple cilantro slaw.