Easy Slow Cooker Apple Butter

Easy Slow Cooker Apple Butter

Apple butter so easy, you'll make it again and again. Jar some up and give as gifts!

Ingredients

6 pounds apples
2 cups white sugar
1 cup brown sugar
1 tablespoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
4 tablespoons real maple syrup
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar

Preparation

Core and peel apples. Fill large slow cooker with apples. Pour in remaining ingredients. Cook on high for 1 hour; stir.

Cook on low for about 9 hours or overnight). Cook on high with lid removed for 1 hour. Strain out 2 cups liquid. Return to cooker and using a stick blender, blend until smooth.

Fill sterilized jars, add lids and rings; refrigerate for up to two weeks or can in a water bath canner and process for 20 minutes. Let cool, make sure lids are sealed and store for up to one year.

 

Apple Pear Butter

3 pounds apples, peeled, cored
3 pounds pears, cored, peeled