10/9/17 — Apple Butter

Apple Butter

 

Ingredients:

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12 Granny Smith apples
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maple syrup
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1 cup apple juice
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1 tbsp. ground cinnamon
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1 tbsp. lemon juice
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1 tsp. ground allspice
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1 tsp. ground nutmeg
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1 tsp. ground cloves

 

Directions:

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Peel the apples, and cut them into fourths.
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Mix all ingredients in 5- to 6-quart slow cooker.
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Cover and cook on the low heat setting 8 to 10 hours or until the apples are very tender.
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Mash apples with a potato masher or a large fork.
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Cook uncovered on the low heat setting 1 to 2 hours. Stir occasionally, until the mixture is very thick.  Cool about 2 hours.

 

Cover and store in the refrigerator up to 3 weeks.

 

Hot Tips:

  • Use maple syrup instead of sugar.
  • Use Granny Smith apples.
  • The apples were tender before 8 hours.

 

Tomorrow:

Cloves are cancer fighters!

 

Source:

Betty Crocker Apple Butter Recipe

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