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Peach Butter
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Peach Butter

With just a few ripe peaches you can whip up this naturally sweet and delicious Peach Butter - perfect for spreading on bread, pancakes or ice cream!
Course Condiment
Cuisine American
Keyword peach butter, peach recipes, ripe peaches
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 3 half pints
Author Sheryl


  • optional water bath canner (see notes far below)
  • 3 half pint jars, lids and canning rings


  • 2 lbs ripe peaches
  • 1/2 C water
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon


  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg optional


Blanch the Peaches

  • Slice an X on the underside of each peach. Bring a large stockpot of water to a boil.
  • Drop the peaches into the pot of water; allow them 30-60 seconds. Remove the peaches with a slotted spoon.
  • Dump the peaches into a pot of ice water. Slip the skins from the peaches and toss aside.
  • Cut each peach into slices/dice and place in a small saucepan.

Combine all ingredients:

  • Add sliced/diced peaches, cinnamon, and water into a small saucepan. Simmer over medium heat for 15-20 minutes.
  • Use your immersion blender to puree the mixture.
  • Continue to cook the mixture on medium heat until the mixture reaches a thick butter texture.
  • Transfer to jars and store in refrigerator. Or, follow instructions far below for canning instructions.