Slow-Cooker Apple Butter

Slow-Cooker Apple Butter

Extend apple season with this easy apple butter recipe from Blogger Stephanie Wise of Girl versus Dough.

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5 to 6 cups; 40 to 48 servings (2 tablespoons each)

lb Gala apples
cup packed light brown sugar
teaspoon salt
cinnamon stick
  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.
Makes 5 to 6 cups; 40 to 48 servings (2 tablespoons each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
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:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
        Exchanges: Free*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.