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Apple Butter
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 2 hr 30 min
  • Servings 64
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Looking for a classic homemade condiment? Enjoy this slow cooked apple butter made with apple and spices.
Updated Jul 10, 2018

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

Steps

  • 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.

Nutrition

30 Calories, 0g Total Fat, 0g Protein, 9g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

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

More About This Recipe

  • Fall just isn’t the same without a big batch of apple butter! If this is your first year making it, consider using Betty’s guide to the best recipe ever. It’s a great way to use up all of your extra apples from the orchard! And there are seemly endless uses, both sweet and savory. We love simply spreading it across a warm biscuit or using it in comforting dishes like this Mac and Cheese. And if you’re an apple butter pro, don’t stop there! Betty has lots of uses for all your apple syrups, ciders and sauces.
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