"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


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


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.

About "Keep that loving peeling" Apple Butter

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