4 lbs cooking apples
2 cups cider (I used regular apple juice)
3 cups sugar
2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp ground cloves, optional
1/8 tsp allspice
Stem, core, and quarter apples. Do not peel. Combine apples and cider in large slow cooker. Cover. Cook on low for 10 hours. Stir in sugar and spices. Continue cooking 1 hour. Remove from heat and cool thouroughly. Use blender to mix in skins. Freeze in pint containers, or pour into hot sterilized jars and seal.
I have never had apple butter and I had a huge box of apples so I decided to try this recipe. All day it was cooking and my house smelled wonderful, like apple pie. I really like mine on toast and I have a ton in the freezer for all winter. If you have apple trees, this is a fun way to use all those apples. 3 stars.
Recipe Source: Fix-It and Forget-It Cookbook