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This easy homemade apple butter recipe is an easy way to use apples. It’s a tasty alternative to butter, jellies or other toppings for bread, pancakes and more!

Homemade Apple Butter Recipe

Homemade Apple Butter Recipe

9 to 10 apples, cored, peeled and chopped
2 cups sugar
2 tsp. cinnamon
1/8 tsp. cloves
1/8 tsp. salt

Place everything into a crock pot. Stir, cover and cook on high 1 hour. Cook on low for 9-11 hours or until thick and dark brown. Stir occasionally. Uncover and cook on low 1 hour longer. Stir with whisk until smooth. Refrigerate or Freeze. Makes 2 pints.


Tips! A stick blender makes quick work of Applesauce and Apple Butter.

using a stick blender to make apples

Use a canning funnel to pour Apple Butter and Applesauce into freezer bags.

homemade applesauce recipe