Easy Cran-Apple Butter

Easy Cran-apple Butter Recipe

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Vicki Butts (lazyme)


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


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3 1/2 cups
10 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


  • 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.

    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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About Easy Cran-Apple Butter

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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