Tablespoons to Sticks Of Butter Conversion

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

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1 tbsp = 0.125 sticks of butter

How to Convert Tablespoons to Sticks Of Butter

conversion scale showing tablespoons and equivalent sticks of butter butter values

To convert a tablespoon measurement to a stick of butter measurement, divide the butter by the conversion ratio. One stick of butter is equal to 8 tablespoons, so use this simple formula to convert:

sticks of butter = tablespoons ÷ 8

The butter in sticks of butter is equal to the tablespoons divided by 8.

For example, here's how to convert 5 tablespoons to sticks of butter using the formula above.
5 tbsp = (5 ÷ 8) = 0.625 sticks of butter

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

Tablespoons

One tablespoon of butter is equal to 1/8 of a stick or 1/2 ounce.

Tablespoons can be abbreviated as tbsp, and are also sometimes abbreviated as T, Tbls, or Tb. For example, 1 tablespoon can be written as 1 tbsp, 1 T, 1 Tbls, or 1 Tb.

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]

Tablespoon to Stick Of Butter Conversion Table

Tablespoon measurements converted to sticks of butter
Tablespoons Sticks Of Butter
1 tbsp 0.125
2 tbsp 0.25
3 tbsp 0.375
4 tbsp 0.5
5 tbsp 0.625
6 tbsp 0.75
7 tbsp 0.875
8 tbsp 1
9 tbsp 1.125
10 tbsp 1.25
11 tbsp 1.375
12 tbsp 1.5
13 tbsp 1.625
14 tbsp 1.75
15 tbsp 1.875
16 tbsp 2
17 tbsp 2.125
18 tbsp 2.25
19 tbsp 2.375
20 tbsp 2.5
21 tbsp 2.625
22 tbsp 2.75
23 tbsp 2.875
24 tbsp 3
25 tbsp 3.125
26 tbsp 3.25
27 tbsp 3.375
28 tbsp 3.5
29 tbsp 3.625
30 tbsp 3.75
31 tbsp 3.875
32 tbsp 4
33 tbsp 4.125
34 tbsp 4.25
35 tbsp 4.375
36 tbsp 4.5
37 tbsp 4.625
38 tbsp 4.75
39 tbsp 4.875
40 tbsp 5

References

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