This fall butter board is topped with candied pecans, roasted apples and figs, and a sprinkle of cinnamon and sugar. It’s perfect for dipping toast, fruit or spreading on a pancake!
The butter board trend is the new hot must have for your next gathering! This fall butter board board is packed with the most delicious butter topped with pumpkin butter, roasted apples, fresh figs and a touch of sweetness, perfect for dipping your favorite bread or crackers!
This genius social media trend makes a stunning centerpiece and delicious fall appetizer for entertaining! Charcuterie boards were the start of the board trend at dinner parties, and I’m loving this fun twist! Love a classic Charcuterie board? Find more ideas here.
Why we love this fall butter board
The butter is whipped to a light and fluffy texture, then combined with pumpkin butter to create a delicious spread called compound butter! Then it’s topped with fall fruits like roasted apples and figs, crunchy candied pecans, more pumpkin butter. It’s a sweet twist on those savory butter boards that have been sweeping the internet, and perfect for the holiday season! It’s also so easy to make ahead of time, so it’s perfect for entertaining!
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Key Ingredients for this Fall Pumpkin Butter Board
You may use any type of butter you’d like. I used room temperature Anchor Dairy New Zeland salted butter in this sweet butter board recipe. It’s important to use soft butter for this butter board because if your butter is cold, you’ll end up with lumps. Using room temperature butter will result in a smooth, light whipped butter.
You can either use store bought or easily make it at home with some pumpkin puree. Pumpkin butter can be found in the peanut butter aisle at your local grocery store.
This fall fruit adds another sweet component to this viral butter board. Dice and roast an apple in the oven with cinnamon and sugar until they’re fork tender. Sprinkle on top. I chose honey crisp, but you can use whatever apple you’d like.
Powdered sugar adds a bit of sweetness to the compound butter without adding a grainy texture. You may also use maple syrup.
I love these candied pecans from Trader Joes. Chop up a handful and sprinkle them right on top of this fall butter board for a delightful crunch.
Fresh figs are in season from August until October. Slice and place on top of this fall butter board for the most beautiful presentation.
Bread and crackers
To enjoy this fall butter board, you can use crusty bread, cinnamon raisin toast, or graham crackers to scoop the butter off the board.
Feel free to include other garnishes like edible flowers, pumpkin seeds, or even some flaky sea salt to top off this perfect butter board.
How to make a fall butter board
Spread Butter: On a wooden board or marble platter, spread the softened butter evenly on the board with a small offset spatula or a spoon. Leave about 2-3 inches around the edge.
Add apples: Sprinkle roasted apples over top of the butter
Add pumpkin butter: Use a spoon to drizzle with pumpkin butter
Add candied pecans and sliced figs.
Sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar or a dash of pumpkin spice!
Other Recipes to Try
Hope you loved the next charcuterie board trend! Here are some other recipes you may love
Instant Pot Apple Butter – This Instant Pot apple butter is a delicious way to use up all your extra apples, and perfect for spreading on toast!
Festive and Fun Hot Chocolate Charcuterie Board – Piled high with fluffy marshmallows and yummy hot chocolate toppings, this hot chocolate charcuterie will be a hit at your snowy celebration!
Cookie Butter Dip – This easy three-ingredient cookie butter dip is perfect for a fruit charcuterie board, and is ready within minutes!
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Fall Butter Board
- Prep Time: 10 minutes
- Cook Time: 0 minutes
- Total Time: 10 minutes
- Yield: 6–8 side servings 1x
- Category: Appetizer
- Method: No Bake
- Cuisine: American
8 oz salted butter, softened
4 tablespoons pumpkin butter, divided
3 tablespoons powdered sugar
2 tablespoons chopped candied pecans
1/4 cup roasted dicedapples
3 sliced fresh figs
1 tablespoon sugar plus 1 tsp cinnamon, mixed
Toasted cinnamon raisin bread
- Combine 8 oz butter, 2 tablespoons pumpkin butter and 3 tablespoons powdered sugar.
- Whip on high for 5 minutes.
- Spread on platter and top with 2 tablespoons of chopped candied pecans, 1/4 cup roasted diced apples, sliced figs and 2 tablespoons of pumpkin butter.
- Sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar and dig in!
Keywords: butter; butter board; appetizer