Apple n Pear Butter

Tammy Brownlow


I don't know what I enjoy more...the smell of the house while this is simmering or eating it with buttered biscuits...

★★★★★ 1 vote
25 Min
4 Hr


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2 lb
granny smith apples, peeled, cored and quartered
2 lb
pears, peeled, cored and quartered
1 c
apple juice
1 c
brown sugar as needed
2 tsp
cinnamon, freshly ground - i use a microplane for this
1 tsp
ground cloves - i use a spice grinder
1/4 tsp
freshly grated nutmeg - microplane works well
zest and juice of 2 lemons

How to Make Apple n Pear Butter


  • 1Cook the apples and pears in juice and water until soft on medium heat. Let cool and blend in a food processor. Add back into pot using a measuring cup. For each cup of puree add 1/2 cup brown sugar.
  • 2Add all spices, lemon juice and zest. Cook on low for 3 to 4 hours until thickened.
  • 3Ladle into sterilized jars and process in boiling water 10 minutes.

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About Apple n Pear Butter

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: For Kids

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