Sunday, October 5, 2014

Crock Pot Apple Butter

Printed from COOKS.COM
Approximately 3 lb. apples
3 cups sugar
2 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. nutmeg
1/2 tsp. allspice
1/2 tsp. cloves
Dash of salt
3/4 cup water or fresh apple cider
Fill Crock-pot 3/4 full with peeled, cored and sliced apples. Add the
remaining ingredients and stir until evenly mixed. Cover and cook on
low setting overnight or until the butter is of a thick, spreadable
If apple butter has too much liquid, remove lid and cook on high until
thickened. Stir often as butter thickens to prevent scorching.
Store in refrigerator for up to 6 weeks. Freeze for longer storage.
Variation: For a less sweet apple butter, substitute 1 cup honey for the
To can the apple butter, pack into hot jars leaving 1/4-inch headspace
and process in a boiling water bath for 10 minutes