Sauces and Flavored Butters

Chipotle Maple Butter


10 minutes


1 cup




  • 2 sticks Challenge Butter, softened
  • 1 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce, minced
  • 1 Tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon chile powder
  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt, plus more to taste
  • ⅛ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


  • 1
    Combine butter, chipotle chile, maple syrup, chile powder, smoked paprika, salt and black pepper in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment. Beat on medium speed until combined, scraping down the bowl as needed. Taste and add more salt or pepper if desired.
  • 2
    If using as a spread, transfer to a bowl and use while soft. Otherwise, spoon onto parchment paper or plastic wrap and roll into a tight log. Refrigerate until firm.
  •  !
    Chipotle maple butter is great on corn on the cob, roasted sweet potatoes, grilled chicken or steak, and warm cornbread.