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The Best Butter Warmers

Melted butter pairs well with a variety of foods. Whether hosting a simple family meal or serving guests, having melted butter available can provide a welcoming touch to your table setting. There are different styles of butter warmers available. Some allow you to melt the butter on the stovetop and then serve it tableside. Another style warms the butter at the table using tea lights. This style provides individual servings, which is perfect for foods that require dipping like shrimp. Most butter warmers can also be used for dessert fondues as well. Here are four different butter warmers we consider top picks on the market. Start shopping for the best right here, right now.

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Best on a Budget

Farberware 70369 Classic Series Stainless Steel Butter Warmer

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Stainless Steel Butter Warmer. This stainless steel butter warmer melts butter rapidly and has a spout for convenient pouring. It’s also great bang for your buck! It’s certainly a kitchen essential.

What We Liked

This stainless steel butter warmer heats up evenly and rapidly. The handle is comfortable to hold and is oven safe up to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. The pot is polished to a mirror finish and fits most kitchen decors. In addition to butter, this pot can be used to heat milk, tea, gravy, and more. The spout on the rim of the warmer is shaped to allow for easy pouring. This warmer holds 0.625 quarts and is dishwasher safe for easy cleanup. It also comes with a lifetime warranty. Order Online.

Best Individual Style

Prepworks by Progressive Ceramic Butter Warmer Fondue Set

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Set of 2 Fondue-style Warmers. This set of two fondue-style butter warmers melts butter and other ingredients like chocolate via tea light candles. These are super convenient when serving meals that require dipping!

What We Liked

This set of two fondue-style warmers keeps butter and dips in their liquid form – all with small tea light candles. These are perfect for serving individual-sized servings of butter and other dips at tableside. The white ceramic cups keep the food warm without burning it and holds about 4 ounces. The metal wire stands suspend the pots over the tea lights. The cups are dishwasher safe for easy cleanup. Purchase Yours Today.

Best Pour Style

Norpro 210 Ceramic Butter Warmers

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Set of 2 Individual Butter Warmers. This set of two individual butter warmers heats butter, dips, and more in individual-sized ceramic dishes that have a spout and handle for easy pouring.

What We Liked

This set of two individual warmers makes it easy for individuals to dip or pour butter or other dips. The stand holds the ceramic dish over the tea light candles to keep the contents warm without burning or scorching. These can be used for dipping or pouring, as the dish has a well-designed pouring spout and a handle. The containers are dishwasher safe for easy cleanup, and each dish holds about 3 ounces. Get It Here.

Editor’s Choice

Dansk 833884 Kobenstyle White Butter Warmer

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Stovetop Warmer with Teak Wood Handle. This white butter warmer melts butter, dips, and more on the stovetop but is stylish enough to be used to serve at your table. We love the look and the function.

What We Liked

This white butter warmer heats butter, dips, milk, and more. It fits both a modern or country rustic kitchen. The container has three coats of enamel, so it is easy to clean. It holds about 8 ounces. The teak handle is ergonomically designed to be comfortable for years to come. While there is a pour spout, it’s relatively small but perfect for drizzling. This one makes a great gift for newlyweds or at housewarming parties. Buy Now.