Melt Organic Buttery Spread

Product by:
Prosperity Organic Foods, Inc

Reviewed by:
On February 6, 2013
Last modified:February 6, 2015


This creamy, buttery spread is lightly sweetened with honey, coconut nectar, and a touch of cinnamon. It is great on warm toast, but also seems to hold its own in baking. A nice change of pace from the other dairy-free options.

Good New Update: All Melt Organic Buttery Spreads are now dairy-free! The Original is also vegan. I’ll update this review as soon as possible with reviews of the Original and Chocolate, too!

I featured this product as my personal recommendation in the fall 2012 issue of Allergic Living magazine, so I thought it was about time that I included a review here on Go Dairy Free!

So what makes Honey Melt buttery spread different? It is …

… lightly sweetened with organic honey (sorry, it isn’t vegan!) and coconut nectar, but still low in sugars (2g per serving).

… 100% certified organic, kosher, and naturally soy-free.

… made with organic virgin coconut oil and a blend of what the Melt folks call “an ideal balance of Omega-6 to Omega-3″ fats, consisting of flaxseed, hi-oleic sunflower, palm fruit and canola oils.

I was pleased with the light sweetness, rich mouth feel, and touch of cinnamon that Honey Melt imparted on warm from the toaster waffles (homemade and dairy-free of course!). It spread with ease, and as they say on their website, I really didn’t even feel the need to add syrup.

From the refrigerator, Melt Honey buttery spread is quite firm, and works well where cold butter or shortening are called for (such as biscuits or scones). However, it does soften up nicely at room temperature and can be whipped for more of a creamy texture.

Honey Melt Buttery Spread - Dairy-Free

As a baking test, I used Honey Melt in my Oatmeal Apple Crisp Recipe and the end results were delicious.

Oatmeal Apple Crisp Recipe - Like an Oatmeal Raisin Cookie!

I have seen Melt buttery spread at Whole Foods, though the Honey version seems a little harder to come by. Nonetheless, it is comparably priced to the other dairy-free margarines, so I recommend giving it a try if you locate it and are up for something new.

Dietary Notes: By ingredients, this buttery spread is Vegetarian, Dairy-Free, Egg-Free, Gluten-Free, Nut-Free, Soy-Free, and Peanut-Free. Nonetheless, always read the ingredient statement prior to consumption, and check with the company on their manufacturing processes for all varieties if potential allergen cross-contamination is an issue for you. Processes and labeling are subject to change at any time for any company / product.

For More Product Information: Visit the Melt Buttery Sprea website at

About Author

Alisa is the founder of, Senior Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.


  1. Hi Alisa,

    Great news, Rich & Creamy MELT Organic is 100% Dairy Free and vegan. We removed ghee from the formulation in July of 2014 and all three of our spreads are now dairy free.

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