Recipe Apple Butter

Discussion in 'Recipes' started by CRC, Oct 9, 2005.

  1. CRC

    CRC Survivor of Tidal Waves | RIP 7-24-2015 Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    Don't know if any of y'all live where you get a lot of apples...

    But I got this from a friend in Tenn...and it is the best Apple Butter I have ever made...Got it from her about 5 yrs ago..and it is a tradition this time of year....and Apple butter is just such an awesome autumn treasure.

    2-1/4 pounds apples - cleaned, peeled, finely chopped
    1 cup white sugar
    1/2 cup brown sugar
    3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
    1/2 tspn allspice
    1/8 teaspoon salt

    Place the apples in a slow cooker. In a medium bowl, mix the sugar, cinnamon, cloves and salt. Pour the mixture over the apples in the slow cooker and mix well.

    Cover and cook on high 1 hour.

    Reduce heat to low and cook 9 to 11 hours, stirring occasionally, until the mixture is thickened and dark brown.

    Uncover and continue cooking on low 1 hour. Stir with a whisk, if desired, to increase smoothness.

    Spoon the mixture into sterile containers, cover and refrigerate or freeze.

    I prefer to mix different types of apples, like granny smith/red delicious, cortland, Fuji, etc....

    On either fresh bread..or warm bisquits..this stuff is great!
  2. Clyde

    Clyde Jet Set Tourer Administrator Founding Member

    Apple butter is simply my favorite (after beer). Thanks for the recipe.
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