"Keep that loving peeling" Apple Butter

Keep That Loving Peeling Apple Butter Recipe

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Becky Tank


This is the best apple butter ever and the peels give it alot more flavor and you don't even know their in there.

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10 Half pints


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10 large
(about 5 pounds) tart apples
2 c
apple cider
3-5 c
sugar ( i use at least 1 cup brown to every 2 cups white)
3 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp
ground allspice
1/2 tsp
ground nutmeg

How to Make "Keep that loving peeling" Apple Butter


  • 1Wash, core, and quarter the apples. No need to peel them.
  • 2Cook the apples slowly in the cider until tender. Blend in food processor until smooth. You should have 12-14 cups of pulp.
  • 3Add 3 cups of sugar, then more sugar, if needed, to attain the desired sweetness. Add the spices and mix thoroughly.
  • 4Place in slow cooker or 350 degree oven for 6-8 hours, stirring often. Test for desired thickness by spooning a small amount onto a cold plate. If no liquid oozes around the edges, then its thick enough.
  • 5Ladle into sterilized jars, leaving 1/4 inch headspace.
  • 6Process in a boiling water-bath canner for 10 minutes, or 15 minutes for pints. Can also be frozen.

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About "Keep that loving peeling" Apple Butter

Course/Dish: Spreads, Jams & Jellies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American

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