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Slow-Cooker Apple Butter

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  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 8 hr 15 min
  • Servings 40
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All you need are Gala apples, brown sugar, salt and a cinnamon stick to make our yummy slow-cooker apple butter. Great for gifting!

Stephanie Wise Recipe by Stephanie Wise
October 9, 2013

Ingredients

5
lb Gala apples
1
cup packed light brown sugar
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
cinnamon stick

Directions

  • 1 Peel, core and slice apples. In food processor, grate apples (in batches, if needed). Place in slow cooker. Stir in brown sugar, salt and cinnamon stick.
  • 2 Cover; cook on High heat setting 4 hours.
  • 3 Remove and reserve cinnamon stick. In food processor, puree apple mixture (in batches, if needed) until smooth. Return to slow cooker with cinnamon stick.
  • 4 Cook uncovered on High heat setting 4 hours longer, stirring occasionally.
  • 5 Remove and discard cinnamon stick. Cool completely. Transfer butter to jars; seal tightly. Store in refrigerator up to 3 weeks.

Expert Tips

Package jars of apple butter with pretty ribbons and tags to give away as gifts.

Substitute McIntosh or Golden Delicious apples, or a combination, for the Gala apples.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
46.3
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0.1g
0%
Saturated Fat
0.0g
0%
Sodium
30.7mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
11.4g
4%
Dietary Fiber
1.3g
5%
Sugars
9.4g
Protein
0.1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0.80%
1%
Iron
0.60%
1%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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