Slow Cooker Apple Butter

Apples to apples. This butter is versatile. Skip the store-bought brands and prepare your own.  Slather this delicious, healthy butter in lieu of fatty dairy products on your next English muffin. 

Slow Cooker Apple Butter


For 0001 Batch(es)


  • 15 1/10 cup(s) apples (variety), peeled, cored and finely chopped
  • 2 cup(s) white sugar
  • 2 cup(s) brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoon(s) ground cinnamon
  • 2 cup(s) apple cider
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) kosher salt


    1. Peel, core and finely chop apples. Place in slow cooker
    2. In a medium sized bowl, mix apple cider, brown sugar, white sugar, cinnamon, ground cloves and salt.
    3. Cover and cook on high for an hour.
    4. Reduce to low heat and cook for another 8-10 hours until the mixture is browned and thickened. Stir occasionally.
    5. Uncover and cook on low for an additional hour. Stir for adequate smoothness and texture.
    6. Store in airtight containers, good for 5 days in refrigerator or freeze.
    7. Use as topping for pancakes, waffles, pork chops, yogurt, and oatmeal!