Make Butter Spreadable

Last Updated on June 24, 2019 by Ellen Christian

Learning how to make butter spreadable makes my morning much easier.  I only eat butter on my toast and bread. I do not eat margarine for health reasons.  I really do not like the fact that butter is hard and unspreadable out of the refrigerator.  Thankfully, there is a trick!  When I received a sample of Pompeian Extra Olive Oil as part of the program, I knew that I was going to show you how to make butter spreadable. There is a referral link to join Smiley360 at the bottom of my post.

Posts may be sponsored. This post contains affiliate links, which means I will make a commission at no extra cost to you should you click through and make a purchase. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

There is just about nothing that tastes better than butter spread on fresh homemade bread.   I love spreading it on corn bread and on quick breads as well.  Since butter is generally rock solid when you remove it from the refrigerator, I have to leave it on the counter to get it to soften.  Since I prefer not to do that, I needed to learn how to make butter spreadable even if I stored it in the refrigerator. I know that I can buy spreadable butter in the grocery store but honestly it costs so much money that I knew there had to be a better way.

How to make butter spreadable

Make Butter Spreadable

Make Butter Spreadable
Save RecipeSave Recipe


  • 1 cup of softened butter, salted
  • 2/3 cup of Pompeian Extra Virgin Olive Oil


  1. Whip the butter until it is soft and fluffy.
  2. Very slowly add the Pompeian Extra Virgin Olive Oil, scraping down the sides occasionally.
  3. Put it into a container with a lid & store in the refrigerator. The mixture will be very soft until you refrigerate it. That is fine.

make butter spreadable

make butter spreadable


how to make butter spreadable

I love that the Pompeian Extra Virgin Olive Oil is naturally cholesterol free and has zero grams of trans fats.  It’s perfect to use in salads, sauces, soups and for dipping.  Or enjoy it in this recipe to make butter spreadable. Download your $1.00 coupon today.

make butter spreadable
image provided by sponsor

Join the Smiley360 program today if you’d like to receive products like this for your blog.


Take this survey for a chance to win a $200 gift card.

14 thoughts on “Make Butter Spreadable”

  1. Thanks for the tip! I am going to try this. Spreadable butter is expensive to buy in addition to the sticks of butter I need to cook! Does it last a while in a container though or do you have to use it up quick?
  2. I absolutely love this tip!  I like my butter spreadable but  I don't like to buy butters that are spreadable because weird chemicals were added to it.  I will definitely be doing this!
  3. What a great idea Ellen. I never would have guessed and always buy the spreadable butter because I can't stand rock hard butter. Lack of planning on my part usually means we don't get soft butter in our house. Thanks!
  4. Pingback: Frugal Food Tip: Make Butter Spreadable - Just Trying To Save Money
  5. This is such an awesome tip! I never would have thought to use olive oil that way. I don't like when butter comes out of the fridge all hard. It tears my bread apart. I'll remember to try this next time.

Leave a Comment

Rate this recipe: