Apple Butter

Penny Hall


My favorite spread for toast


★★★★★ 4 votes

4 pints 128 servings
30 Min
11 Hr


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    5 1/2 pounds apples - peeled, cored and finely chopped
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    4 cups white sugar
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    2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
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    1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
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    1/4 teaspoon salt

How to Make Apple Butter


  1. Place the apples in a slow cooker. In a medium bowl, mix the sugar, cinnamon, cloves and salt. Pour the mixture over the apples in the slow cooker and mix well.
    2. Cover and cook on high 1 hour.
    3. Reduce heat to low and cook 9 to 11 hours, stirring occasionally, until the mixture is thickened and dark brown.
    4. Uncover and continue cooking on low 1 hour. Stir with a whisk, if desired, to increase smoothness.
    5. Spoon the mixture into sterile containers, cover and refrigerate or freeze.

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About Apple Butter

Course/Dish: Spreads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #Spreads

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