[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]It’s hard to find any apple butter, let alone good apple butter in the grocery store these days! Making apple butter is a great way to preserve apples if you got carried away at the U-Pick Apple farm this month. Apple butter is delicious on toast, pancakes, french toast, and if you eat like my husband, on a peanut butter and jelly sandwich.
This Slow Cooker Apple Butter recipe is easy! You’ll have to do a little work up front, but then you can sit back and enjoy the smells of baked apple and cinnamon.[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”2802″ img_size=”600×700″][vc_column_text]
Slow Cooker Apple Butter
Makes 5 half-pints
12 medium (14 cups) apples peeled, cored, and sliced – suggestions are Golden Delicious or McIntosh
2 cups sugar
1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 1/2 tsp. ground cloves
1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg
1/4 tsp. salt
- Place apples in a 5-6 quart slow cooker. Stir in sugar, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, and salt.
- Cover and cook on high for 4 hours. Stir
- Uncover and cook on high for 2-2.5 hours or until apples are very tender and most of the liquid has evaporated.
- Cool mixture for 1 hour OR store in fridge overnight.
- Process in a blender or with an immersion blender.
Store in freezer friendly containers, freeze, and store for up to 1 year! Store in fridge for 1 week… but it won’t likely last that long.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]