Crock pot apple butter
6 quarts apples peeled, sliced and cored
(dump them in to your crock pot)
Then to the apples you add:
4 cups sugar (give or take depending on how sweet your apples are)
(I use green apples and 3 cups of sugar seems to be about right)
2 tsp cinnamon (try 1 tsp first)
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp ground cloves
A sprinkle of nutmeg
1. Mix together in the crock pot, cover and cook on HIGH for 1 hour
2. After an hour turn on LOW and cook for 9-11 hours longer
3. Once it’s done cooking take a hand blender or put in any blender & smooth.
4. Cook it low uncovered until it is at the consistency you would like.
This is great to bottle and seal or even freeze. This is very easy and adjustable, it’s all about personal preference. Taste about half way through cooking time you can add sugar or cinnamon depending on what you like. Apple butter is great on toast or cream cheese and crackers, Try adding chilies to it and putting it on a pork roast. Put a cute bow on a jar and it will make great neighbor gifts for the holidays!
Thanks, Lyndee. This looks great.
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