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The Kaufmans' Apple Butter


The Kaufmans' Apple Butter recipe












Low Fat, Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, High Fiber, Very low in sodium, Low Sodium


6 pounds apples
"Jonathan" or other cooking apples
4 cups water
8 cups apple cider
3 cups sugar


Core and quarter unpeeled apples. In an 8 to 10 quart heavy Dutch oven, combine apples and water.

Bring to a boil.

Reduce heat.

Cover; simmer for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Drain off liquid.

Press apples through a cone-shaped colander or food mill for applesauce.

Discard waste.

Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, cook apple cider on high heat In the Dutch oven, combine applesauce and reduced cider. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in sugar. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat. Simmer uncovered for 2 to 3 hours or until mixture resembles thick applesauce, stirring often. (It will thicken as it stands.) Carefully ladle the hot mixture into sterilized, hot, half-pint jars, leaving ¼ inch headspace. Adjust lids. Process in boiling water bath for 5 minutes. (Begin timing when water begins to boil.) Note: If you like, spoon the apple butter into freezer containers. Cover and freeze. You can also store it in the refrigerator.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 43g (1.5 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 6041% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 6mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 53g 53%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Sugars g
Protein 2g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 30%
Calcium 3% Iron 2%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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