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Slow Cooker Apple Butter

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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 12 hrs
Total Time 12 hrs 10 mins
Course Breakfast, Condiments
Cuisine American
Servings 4 cups


  • Slow Cooker


  • 4-5 lb apples Gala, Fuji, Jonagold, Honeycrisp, Red Delicious or Golden Delicious peeled, remove core and sliced
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground nutmeg
  • ½ tsp ground cloves
  • ½ tsp salt


  • Place all the ingredients inside the slow cooker and mix.
  • Cover and slow cook for 10 hours.
  • Remove lid. Use a hand blender and puree until smooth. Another method is place the cooked apples into a blender and puree until smooth.
  • Uncover and cook on high for 1 hour or until desired consistency (this step is to remove excess liquid).
  • Transfer the apple butter to an airtight container.

Refrigerate up to 2 weeks or freeze up to 3 months.

    Serve with toast, muffins, pancakes, oatmeal or biscuits .

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