Crockpot Apple Butter

Crockpot Apple Butter

CrockPot Apple Butter

Makes a little more than 1 pint
1 dozen apples, peeled, cored, cubed
1/2 Cup Water
1/4 Cup Brown Sugar
1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon All Spice
Step 1:
Peel, Core, and Chop a dozen apples. I used apples from our trip to the Apple Orchard. I’m no apple expert, but these apples were more dense than the apples I typically buy in the grocery store. The flavor was great, but it took longer to break down in the Crockpot.
CrockPot Apple Butter
CrockPot Apple Butter
CrockPot Apple Butter
CrockPot Apple Butter
Step 2:
Toss the apples in the sugar and spices.
CrockPot Apple Butter
Step 3:
Put everything in the Crockpot, then [say it with me] Set It, and Forget It!
anyone else remember that infomercial?
I cooked it on Low overnight and woke up to this…
CrockPot Apple Butter
After a few more hours on low, I bumped it to high and propped the lid.
CrockPot Apple Butter
it cooked down and thickened quite a bit.
CrockPot Apple Butter
Step 4:
I suppose it’s optional, but I decided to blend the butter down smooth. You can eat it right out of the Crockpot, I did. I just took a spoon to the Crockpot and dove in, it was divine. However, for the finished product I wanted it smoother and pulled out my Magic Bullet since I don’t own an immersion blender. Then poured it into clean canning jars.
CrockPot Apple Butter
So after 15 hours and a dozen apples picked right from the tree, I had 1 pint of delicious apple butter. I froze half the batch and have the other half in the fridge just waiting to be eaten…maybe straight from the jar.
Next up…Pumpkin Butter

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