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Homemade Carrot Butter

What do you do when you have an abundance of carrots?  You think of creative ways to use them all, right?  I recently made homemade carrot butter, and the recipe is one I just have to share with you.  I am sure you will enjoy it as much as we are.  What is carrot butter, you may ask?  It is similar to apple butter, and oh so yum!

Homemade Carrot Butter
 
Ingredients
  • 2 pounds fresh carrots
  • ⅔ cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon allspice
  • ½ teaspoon ground cloves
  • ¾ cup La Choy Chow Mein Noodles- ground
Instructions
  1. Peel fresh carrots and cut into ½ inch slices.
  2. Places carrots in 2 quart saucepan with enough water to cover carrots (add salt if desired), cover and place on medium to medium-high heat.
  3. Cook carrots until fork tender.
  4. While carrots are cooking, grind ¾ cup La Choy Chow Mein Noodles or favorite mild flavored nut (macadamia, almond, etc) to desired consistency.
  5. Transfer carrots to food processor and puree.
  6. In a medium bowl, mix 2 cups carrot puree with brown sugar, maple syrup, vanilla, and spices using hand mixer. Add ground La Choy Chow Mein Noodles and continue mixing until well blended.
  7. Serve on toast, pancakes, or other treats and watch everyone smile as they eat their vegetables!
  8. Refrigerate leftovers.
  9. If you know how to can foods, this one would be good year round!

 

I enjoyed some on graham crackers last night.  OMY!  As in, Oh My Yum!

carrot butter on graham cracker

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About Virginia

Hi there! My name is Virginia, and I am the author/owner of That Bald Chick. I am a Christian, wife, mother of three, full time homemaker, homeschooler, and ministry volunteer in addition to being a blogger. In my free time *cough* I enjoy reading, writing, taking walks with my family, and listening to music.