• 6 Ratings
Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Quarter and core unpeeled apples. In an 8- to 10-quart heavy pot combine apples and apple cider. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 30 to 35 minutes or until apples are very tender, stirring frequently.

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  • Press apple mixture through a food mill or sieve into a large bowl. Discard peels and seeds. Measure 7 1/2 cups pulp; return to pot. (If you have leftover apple mixture, chill it and serve it as applesauce.)

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  • Stir in brown sugar, granulated sugar, lemon juice, and cinnamon. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cook, uncovered, over very low heat for 1 1/2 to 1 3/4 hours or until mixture is very thick and mounds on a spoon, stirring frequently.

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  • Ladle hot apple butter into hot sterilized half-pint canning jars, leaving a 1/4-inch headspace. Wipe jar rims; adjust lids and screw bands.

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  • Process filled jars in a boiling-water canner for 5 minutes (start timing when water returns to boiling). Remove jars from canner; cool on wire racks.

Freezer Directions:

Prepare as directed through Step 3. Place pot of apple butter in a sink filled with ice water; stir mixture to cool. Ladle apple butter into wide-mouth freezer containers, leaving a 1/2-inch headspace. Seal and label. Freeze for up to 10 months. Apple butter may darken slightly with freezing.

Nutrition Facts

28 calories; total fatg; saturated fatg; polyunsaturated fatg; monounsaturated fatg; cholesterolmg; sodiummg; potassium 24mg; carbohydrates 7g; fiberg; sugar 6g; proteing; vitamin aRE; vitamin aIU; vitamin c 1mg; thiaminmg; riboflavinmg; niacin equivalentsmg; vitamin b6mg; folatemcg; vitamin b12mcg; calciummg; ironmg.

Reviews

6 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 1