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Crock Pot Apple Butter

 
Crock Pot Apple Butter
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Surprise Grandma this Christmas with a jar of this tasty spread that can easily be made in your crockpot.

Yield

16

servings

Prep

30

min

Cook

14

hrs

Ready

15

hrs

Low Fat, Fat-Free, Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Sodium-Free, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

4 pounds apples
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon cloves
ground

Directions

During the afternoon or evening peel, core and slice the apples.

The slices do not need to be thin.

Stuff as many slices in the crock pot as you can, put the lid on and cook them for a few hours on the High setting.

Reduce the setting to Low and let the apples cook overnight.

The next morning, the apples have cooked down by about one/half and are a rich brown. Then stir in the spices to taste (about 2 teaspoons of ground cinnamon and ½ teaspoons of ground cloves) and let it cook on High for a few hours with the lid off to reduce some of the liquid.

For smooth apple butter run it through the blender in small batches. Refrigerate some for immediate use and freeze the rest.

Canning it in decorative jars makes a fine gift idea.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

Reviews

over 4 years

Apple butter can be used in lots of foods. Spread on the toasts instead of butter, or scones or biscuits...

It tastes delicious, moistens up the foods, and it contains no fat, lots of fibre and other goodness. So inexpensive to make, and can be kept for a long time.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 114g (4.0 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 553% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Sugars g
Protein 1g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 8%
Calcium 1% Iron 1%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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