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!

PREP 30 MIN
SERVES 24

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