Apple Butter

Looking for a classic homemade condiment? Enjoy this slow cooked apple butter made with apple and spices.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 30 min
  • Servings 64

Ingredients

12
medium Granny Smith or other cooking apples, peeled and cut into fourths
1 1/2
cups packed brown sugar
1/2
cup apple juice
1
tablespoon ground cinnamon
1
tablespoon lemon juice
1
teaspoon ground allspice
1
teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2
teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 Mix all ingredients in 5- to 6-quart slow cooker.
  • 2 Cover and cook on low heat setting 8 to 10 hours or until apples are very tender.
  • 3 Mash apples with potato masher or large fork.
  • 4 Cook uncovered on low heat setting 1 to 2 hours, stirring occasionally, until mixture is very thick. Cool about 2 hours.
  • 5 Spoon apple butter into container. Cover and store in refrigerator up to 3 weeks.

Expert Tips

Mash apples with a potato masher or a large fork until mixture is smooth.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Tablespoon
Calories
30
(
Calories from Fat
0),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
0mg
0%;
Total Carbohydrate
9g
9%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
2%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.