Slow cooker apple butter will make your entire home smell like autumn. It also makes a great gift for the holidays, or a hostess gifts at Thanksgiving. YUMMO!
Prep time. Cook time
30 minutes 12 hours.
6 ½ pounds apples – peeled, cored and sliced
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup light brown sugar, lightly packed
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
½ teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
¼ teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
- Place the apples in a slow cooker. In a medium bowl, combine sugars, cinnamon, nutmeg cloves,salt.
- Cook in slow cooker for about 10 hours, stirring occasionally, until the mixture is thickened and dark brown.
- Uncover, then stir in the vanilla and continue cooking uncovered on low for about 2 hours.
- Use an immersion blender to purée the apple butter until smooth