Premium butter, churned fresh daily.

Our Story

Since 1895

At the cusp of the 20th century, Danish immigrant families in the fertile hills of Fresno, California, joined to form a dairy cooperative modeled after those they’d left behind in Denmark. Named after its heritage, Danish Creamery launched a legacy of Old World-quality butter made from pasture-raised cows on family farms.

A proud heritage

For generations, the Danish Creamery brand has remained synonymous with quality in homes across the West, a source of pride for our family dairy farms. After over a century, our butter is still churned fresh daily, made from the nutritious, high-quality cream of California pasture-raised cows.

Our Farms

From pasture-raised cows.

We believe the secret to velvety, rich butter lies in the health of our cows and our land. For that reason, our family farmers ensure that the cream in our butter comes from cows that are humanely raised, munching grass in wide open spaces, just as nature intended. Each foil-wrapped stick of Danish Creamery Butter begins with a commitment to sustainability, open California pastures, and grass-fed, humanely raised cows.

Our Products

The original.

Since 1895, our recipe for the original Danish Creamery Butter hasn’t changed: high-quality cream from pasture-raised cows, and a touch of sea salt. Wrapped in foil to preserve flavor and aroma, Danish Creamery Butter serves everyday culinary applications, from cooking and baking to melting on warm toast.

New

European, creamy, smooth.

Crafted with cream from the same pasture-raised cows, but with 85% butter fat for a richer taste and texture, Danish Creamery European Style Butter performs flawlessly in baking applications. Bake your fluffiest biscuits, your flakiest pie crusts, your butteriest cakes and pastries with this, our creamiest butter yet.

Slow-churned for a velvety texture, our Danish Creamery European Style Butter combines the butter you love with a touch of sea salt.

Ideal for baking, unsalted Danish Creamery European Style Butter brings Old World quality and delicate, rich flavor to every dish.

Danish Butter Cookie Recipe

Enjoy a favorite family recipe from our Danish heritage to highlight the velvet texture and creamy flavor of our slow-churned European Style Butter, from our home to yours.

  • 1/2 cup almonds
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) Danish European Style Butter, softened
  • 1 cup confectioner’s sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Place almonds in a food processor and pulse in short bursts until finely ground.
  3. In the bowl of an electric mixer, use the paddle attachment to beat together the butter, sugar, and vanilla until light and fluffy. Add the egg and beat to combine. Gradually add flour and ground almonds and beat until well incorporated.
  4. Transfer dough to a pastry bag fitted with a large star tip. Pipe the dough into small 2-inch circles onto baking sheets lined with parchment paper.
  5. Bake for about 15 minutes or until lightly golden around the edges. Transfer cookies and parchment paper to wire racks and let cool completely.

Serves: 2 dozen cookies

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New

The flavor of fresh-churned butter, now in spreadable.

Now you can enjoy the flavor of our Old World, fresh-churned butter as a spreadable topping on your favorite foods. Blended with organic virgin coconut oil for a smooth, spreadable texture, Danish Creamery Spreadable Butter is made with organic cream that also meets non-GMO standards.

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