Cinnamon CrockPot Apple Butter
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Feel free to experiment with the apples that you use in this recipe. A mixture of sweet and tart is always nice.
Serves: about 2 cups
  • 2 lbs chopped apple*
  • 2 tablespoons honey or agave nectar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice or apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  1. Place the chopped apples in your crockpot (for a mini-crockpot, halve the recipe). Add the remaining ingredients and stir to coat.
  2. Place the crockpot setting on low, cover and allow the apples to cook for 4 to 6 hours.
  3. Pour the apples into your blender (you may need to do this in two batches), let them cool for 10 minutes, and then puree.
  4. Return the pureed apple to your crockpot, turn the setting up to high, and cook uncovered for about 1 hour, checking in to stir every 10 minutes.
  5. Let the apple butter cool, then place it in your blender for a second puree. This should make it nice and creamy.
  6. It will keep in the refrigerator for several days, you can freeze it for later use, or can it for storage or gift-giving.
I start with a little more than 2 lbs of apples to account for the loss of the core. But there is no need to peel them! The apple skins melt right in and add to the flavor and nutrition.
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