Apple butter

Recipe Information

Apple butter is a delicious American recipe usually served as a side dish. It requires about 15 minutes of prep time and about 14 hours of cooking time for a combined total time of 14 hours, 15 minutes. The overall cooking skill level is considered easy. This recipe will yield 20 servings if prepared as directed.
Servings 20
Preparation Time 15 Minutes
Cook Time 14 Hours
Total Time 14 Hours, 15 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Main Ingredient Apples
Category Fruit
Meal Breakfast; Brunch; Snack
Type Side Dish
Subtype Dip/Spread
Cuisine American
Cook Method Slow Cooker


  • 20 apples, peeled, cored, and sliced

  • 1/2 cup gluten free apple cider vinegar

  • 3 cups white sugar

  • 1 cup brown sugar

  • 3 teaspoons ground cinnamon

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground clove


  • Add the apples and vinegar to a slow cooker. It is expected that the lid will not fit on the slow cooker.

  • Cook on high for 10 hours and stir occasionally.

  • After cooking, add the white sugar, brown sugar, cinnamon, and cloves to the apple mixture.

  • Put the mixture through a blender in batches.

  • Add the mixture back into the slow cooker and cook 4 additional hours.

  • Eat as a spread on toast, in oatmeal, yogurt, or cottage cheese. Seal in jars or plastic containers to store.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories: 27 cal

  • Total fat: 0g

  • Saturated fat: 0g

  • Cholesterol: 0mg

  • Sodium: 1mg

  • Carbohydrate: 7g

  • Fiber: 0g

  • Protein: 0g