Pounds to Sticks Of Butter Conversion

Enter the butter in pounds below to get the value converted to sticks of butter.

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1 lb = 4 sticks of butter

How to Convert Pounds to Sticks Of Butter

conversion scale showing pounds and equivalent sticks of butter butter values

To convert a pound measurement to a stick of butter measurement, multiply the butter by the conversion ratio. One pound is equal to 4 sticks of butter, so use this simple formula to convert:

sticks of butter = pounds × 4

The butter in sticks of butter is equal to the pounds multiplied by 4.

For example, here's how to convert 5 pounds to sticks of butter using the formula above.
5 lb = (5 × 4) = 20 sticks of butter

Pounds and sticks of butter are both units used to measure butter. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

Pounds

Butter in the US is most commonly sold by the pound, which contains 4 sticks, or 16 ounces.

The pound is a US customary and imperial unit of butter. Pounds can be abbreviated as lb, for example 1 pound can be written as 1 lb.

Sticks Of Butter

Butter in the US is sold in packages containing sticks of butter, usually 1/2 or one pound packages containing two or four sticks respectively. One stick of butter contains 8 tablespoons.[1]

Pound to Stick Of Butter Conversion Table

Pound measurements converted to sticks of butter
Pounds Sticks Of Butter
1 lb 4
2 lb 8
3 lb 12
4 lb 16
5 lb 20
6 lb 24
7 lb 28
8 lb 32
9 lb 36
10 lb 40
11 lb 44
12 lb 48
13 lb 52
14 lb 56
15 lb 60
16 lb 64
17 lb 68
18 lb 72
19 lb 76
20 lb 80
21 lb 84
22 lb 88
23 lb 92
24 lb 96
25 lb 100
26 lb 104
27 lb 108
28 lb 112
29 lb 116
30 lb 120
31 lb 124
32 lb 128
33 lb 132
34 lb 136
35 lb 140
36 lb 144
37 lb 148
38 lb 152
39 lb 156
40 lb 160

References

  1. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Cooking Conversion Guide, https://www.fdacs.gov/content/download/17165/file/P-01775.pdf