Apple butter

Apple Butter Recipe

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Jody Gibbs


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


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15 Min
5 Hr


  • 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


  1. 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.

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About Apple butter

Course/Dish: Jams & Jellies
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #butter, #apple

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