All-Day Apple Butter

All-Day Apple Butter

This apple butter cooks real slow but is well worth the wait. Depending on the sweetness of the apples used, the amount of sugar may be adjusted to taste.
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  • Serves: 4 persons



  1. Step 1

    Place apples in a slow cooker. Mix sugar, cinnamon, cloves, and salt in a medium bowl; pour over apples and mix well.
  2. Step 2

    Cover and cook on High for 1 hour.
  3. Step 3

    Reduce heat to Low and cook, stirring occasionally, until mixture is thickened and dark brown, 9 to 11 hours.
  4. Step 4

    Uncover and continue cooking on Low for 1 hour. Stir with a whisk to increase smoothness if desired.
  5. Step 5

    Spoon mixture into sterile containers, cover, and refrigerate or freeze.