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Apple Butter 1

Ingredients

Yield: makes 3-4 pints

Apples cut up, to fill 3 qt. slow cooker
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup apple cider
Juice of 1 lemon
1 tablespoon cinnamon


Method

Cut blemishes off apples and cut into chunks to fill 3 ½ qt. slow cooker. Add sugar, cider and lemon juice. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours.


Stir. Add cinnamon and cook another 10 hours. Stir occasionally until brown. Run through food mill or any strainer to strain out seeds and skins.


Use the blender to thicken, if not thick enough, return to slow cooker and cook on high uncovered until desired consistency.

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