Saturday, September 17, 2011

Going apple picking? Here is a yummy Apple Butter Recipe.

Apple Butter Recipe:

Here come a few recipes to try now that apple picking is underway!  Enjoy.


Apple Butter Recipe, just like it came out of Grannies New England kitchen

This can be made in a slow cooker/Crock Pot or oven at 325 degrees for 3-4 hours.

Ingredients for homemade Apple Butter:

- 4 qts. Unsweetened Applesauce
- 7 C. Granulated Sugar
- 1-1/3 Cup Brown Sugar
- 5-1/3 Tablespoons Cider Vinegar
- 5-1/3 Tablespoons Lemon Juice
- 2 teaspoon. Cinnamon
- 2 teaspoon. Allspice
- 1 teaspoon. Ground Cloves

Directions:

- Combine all ingredients in a slow cooker/Crock Pot or roasting pan.
- Cover and cook 3 hours, stirring occasionally.
- Remove lid and continue cooking until excess liquid cooks away (turn to low as necessary) 
Slow Cooker 5-8 hours, oven 3-5 hours Seal mixture in hot jars and process in a hot water bath for 10 minutes.

Makes approximately 8-10 pints
Serve warm with vanilla ice cream or whipped topping.