Crockpot Apple Butter

Renée G.


Start your crockpot apple butter in the morning, and enjoy a delicious treat on a buttered biscuit for dinner. Ummm, nothing says late summer harvest any better.

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8 - 10
45 Min
9 Hr
Slow Cooker Crock Pot


10 cups apples – peeled, cored, and chopped
1½ cups granulated sugar
½ cup tightly packed dark brown sugar
1 tbsp. cinnamon
¼ tsp. salt
options: ½ tsp. of any or all of the following spices depending on your likes and dislikes: ground cloves, nutmeg, allspice, ginger
honey to adjust for sweetness
non-stick cooking spray

How to Make Crockpot Apple Butter


  • 1Spray crock-pot lightly with cooking spray. Place the prepared apples in crock-pot.
  • 2In separate bowl mix the sugar, cinnamon, salt and other desired spices. Stir into the apples to combine mixture thoroughly in crock-pot.
  • 3Cover and cook on high for one hour. Turn heat to low and cook for approx. 7 - 8 hours more, stirring occasionally. Apple butter mixture should be thick and golden brown.
  • 4Taste for sweetness, since apples vary in sweetness, you may want to add a little honey at this point to achieve desired sweetness.
  • 5Cook for one hour more, uncovered. At this point, whisk the apple butter for a smooth creamy texture.
  • 6Apple Butter can be stored covered in refrigerator or frozen in plastic freezer containers.

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About Crockpot Apple Butter

Course/Dish: Fruit Sauces, Spreads
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American