Slow Cooker Apple Butter

Slow Cooker Apple Butter – Easy apple butter made in a crock pot with spices that can be made overnight! Perfect to use for fall baking!

Slow Cooker Apple Butter

Slow Cooker Apple Butter is a fall favorite of mine but this was actually my first time making it! I was so surprised how simple it really was to make homemade apple butter, the crock pot ended up doing all of the work for me! It’s my new favorite addition to morning toast!

I would love to try making this with a bit of pumpkin in it next time, I think that would be such an amazing spin! (Updated: Slow Cooker Pumpkin Butter Recipe)

I first had apple butter in Pennsylvania when I was little and fell in love! It was just so delicious! Similar to applesauce but even smoother and better to use as a spread instead of just a snack.  Last summer I managed to find some pear butter at the Jam Pot, a local monastery that makes jam too and that was incredible too! I actually might have enjoyed it even more than apple butter! The Jam Pot is my favorite place to get jam, they always have such fun varieties like the Rosehip Jam, Dandelion Jelly, and Rosé Jelly.  One time, I got a banana muffin that was bigger than my head there! I ended up having that for breakfast for four days after I went!

Crock Pot Apple Butter

If you love this recipe, make sure to check out my Caramelized Apple Baked Brie, Caramel Apple Snickerdoodle Cookie Cups, and Caramel Apple Baked Donuts!

Notes on slow cooker apple butter recipe

  • You can cook on low for 4-6 hours too!
  • Want to make it Chai Apple Butter? Add in 1/4 tsp ginger, 1/4 tsp cardamom, and 1/8 tsp cloves!

Homemade Apple Butter

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Slow Cooker Apple Butter

Easy apple butter made in a crock pot with spices that can be made overnight! Perfect to use for fall baking!

Course Spread
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 5 minutes
Servings 12

Ingredients

  • 3 lbs apples cored & sliced
  • 1 tbsp pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 cinnamon stick

Instructions

  1. Add all ingredients into slow cooker and set on high. Cook for 2-3 hours.

  2. Pour into food processor and blend until smooth and creamy. Let cool before transferring to jars or containers.


Easy Apple Butter Recipe

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Scottish Tea Cookies with Apple Butter from Platter Talk

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Apple Butter Barbecue Chicken from A Kitchen Hoor’s Adventure

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2 Comments

  • Reply
    Jocelyn (Grandbaby Cakes)
    September 5, 2017 at 5:10 pm

    Looks great!!

  • Reply
    Laura Ingram
    October 7, 2017 at 5:57 pm

    Yum! Plugging in Crock-Pot now!

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