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So-Easy Apple Butter

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  • Makes: 16 servings
  • Yield: 4 half-pints
  • Prep 30 mins
  • Cool 1 hr
  • Cook 5 hrs

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Serve this flavorful fruit butter with cheese and crackers for a quick snack or appetizer. Fill decorated jars with it to make homemade holiday presents.

Ingredients

  • 4 pounds cooking apples, peeled, cored and sliced (about 12 cups)
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Directions

  1. Place apple slices in a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker. Stir in sugar, water, vinegar, cinnamon, cloves, allspice and nutmeg.
  2. Cover; cook on high-heat setting for 5 to 6 hours. Stir. Cool mixture at least 1 hour or cover and chill overnight.
  3. Ladle apple butter into half-pint storage or freezer containers, leaving a 1/2-inch head space. Seal and label. Store 3 weeks in refrigerator or for 1 year in freezer. Makes 4 half-pints.

Nutrition Facts

(So-Easy Apple Butter)

Servings Per Recipe 16, chol. (mg) 0, Fat, total (g) 0, Monosaturated fat (g) 0, sat. fat (g) 0, calcium (mg) 0, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 0, sugar (g) 17, Potassium (mg) 46, fiber (g) 1, Folate (µg) 0, iron (mg) 0, vit. C (mg) 2, cal. (kcal) 71, vit. A (IU) 0, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 0, carb. (g) 18, sodium (mg) 1, Niacin (mg) 0, pro. (g) 1, Thiamin (mg) 0, Riboflavin (mg) 0

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