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easy cran-apple butter

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Vicki Butts (lazyme)
Grapeview, WA

Jellied cranberries and applesauce combine to make a great spread for toast, muffins or quick breads.

(2 ratings)
yield 3 1/2 cups
prep time 10 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For easy cran-apple butter

  • 15 oz
    unsweetened applesauce
  • 16 oz
    canned jellied cranberry sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter or margarine
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/8 tsp

How To Make easy cran-apple butter

  • 1
    In medium saucepan, combine applesauce and cranberry sauce. Cook over medium heat until cranberry sauce melts.
  • 2
    Add butter or margarine and spices; blend well. Cool slightly.
  • 3
    Pour into clean jars or non-metal containers; cover with tight-fitting lids. Store in refrigerator up to 3 weeks.
  • 4
    MICROWAVE DIRECTIONS: In 2-quart microwave-safe bowl, place cranberry sauce; beat with fork until smooth. Add applesauce; blend well. Microwave on HIGH for 3 to 4 minutes, beating with fork twice during cooking. Add butter or margarine and spices; stir until butter is melted.

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