How to Make Butter Pats


Butter pats are a decorative way to impress all of your guests and they are pretty easy to make if you know how. Once you know the technique you can make all sorts of shapes to fit any occasion and add flair and elegance to all your get gatherings.

Step 1

Soften butter by keeping it outside the refrigerator for about an hour.

Step 2

Use a knife to spread the butter into a candy mold.

Step 3

Flip the mold over to ensure that the butter is filling the mold completely.

Step 4

Put in the freezer. When firm pop the butter out of the molds.

Step 5

Place on cookie sheets between wax paper so that they don't stick together and put them back in the fridge.

Things You'll Need

  • butter
  • candy molds
  • knife
  • cookie sheets
  • wax paper
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Catherine Madison is a full-time freelance writer specializing in travel and food. She has written for "Stir Magazine," My Food Place, Hispanic Kitchen and Sustainability. Madison holds a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from the University of Georgia.

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