Slow cooker apple butter is made simple with less processed sugar. This is one of the slow cooker apple recipes that are healthier for you. Makes a great homemade gifts for the holidays.
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Slow cooker apple butter, one of the easiest recipes you can make with apples in a crockpot. It is not only delicious, it smells heavenly good. Start the holiday season with this easy recipe, you will not regret it.
This recipe here makes an ideal after- dinner treat. It is not overly sweet and has loads of flavors from the spices added.
Fall is my favorite season of the year, here is Colorado you can witness the change of colors from green to golden yellow and hot red all around. Cold breeze and nights and the crisp refreshing air in the morning. Not too cold, not too hot days it is really the best season of the year.
Fall means pumpkin and apples and all the delicious recipes that involves these two in the ingredients. This recipe is dedicated to welcoming autumn, with its warm spices and the smell that will fill your kitchen.
How long does homemade apple butter last?
Homemade butter can stay for months in the freezer if well preserved in sealed sterilized jars. When properly stored, this can stay up to 3 weeks in refrigerator but keep it tightly closed.
What is the difference between applesauce and apple butter?
Both apple sauce and butter refer to cooked apples until very tender with some liquids and spices. Apple sauce has water in it, while apple butter is cooked until thickened enough to be of a paste form.
What kind of apples should I use for apple butter?
Use your preferred apple type or types. Personally I like sweet varieties such as gala, golden delicious, honey crisp and pink lady.
How to make apple butter?
It is very simple and rewarding process for such a delicious treat.
- Peel, core and dice the apples into cubes then place in the slow cooker.
- Then you'll need to add spices , brown sugar and honey.
- Mix everything well, cover and let it cook on low for 6 hours.
- Remove lid, add vanilla extract and keep cooking uncovered for 2 hours.
- Blend with a blender or an immersion blender.
Spread on toast or waffle in the morning and get ready to blow everyone’s minds. They are gonna love it.. trust me on that.
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Slow Cooker Apple Butter
A crazy good apple butter recipe with less refined sugars that will make your home smells fall.
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Slow Cooker Apple Butter Recipe
- 3 pounds apples.*
- 1/4 cup brown sugar.
- 1/4 cup honey.
- 2 teaspoon ground cinnamon.
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves.
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract.
- Peel, core and roughly chop your apples and put in your slow cooker.
- Add brown sugar, honey, cinnamon and cloves and toss well with the apples.
- Cover and cook on low for 6 hours.
- Add vanilla extract and cook uncovered for another 2 hours.
- Let it cool down and puree with an immersion blender or in your food processor.
- Pour into air tight containers and refrigerate.**