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apple butter

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a recipe by
Jody Gibbs
Coraopolis, PA

My family goes through quarts of this every year! I can't seem to make enough!

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prep time 15 Min
cook time 5 Hr

Ingredients For apple butter

  • 12 c
    applesauce, unsweetened
  • 2 c
    apple cider
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2-3 tsp
    apple pie spice
  • 2 c
    brown sugar
  • 1/2-1 tsp
    ground cloves

How To Make apple butter

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    Mix all ingredients in a large pot. Heat on low or 2nd to lowest setting on oven. Don’t let it bubble; that means the bottom is burning! Stir every 20 min or so. Cook until reduced but about 1/6 -1/4 and to the desired thickness. Pour hot into sterilized canning jars Process in water bath 15-20 min.