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How to freeze butter

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Freezer Tip: How to freeze butter
Author Eating on a Dime


  • Butter
  • Freezer Bag


  • Keep the butter in it's original package. I remove it from the box but leave the wrapping on the stick of butter.
  • Place the butter in the freezer bag, remove as much air as possible and place in the bag in the freezer.
  • You can store the butter in the freezer for 6 months.
  • Defrost the butter in the refrigerator when needed.


Freeze tubs of butter in the containers that they are purchased in.  Store them in a freezer bag and store in the freezer for up to 6 months.  Defrost in the refrigerator prior to use.