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5 from 10 votes

Apple Butter Recipe

Apple Butter - This easy crockpot apple butter is amazing and tastes just like fall in a jar! Plus it's healthy and has no sugar added. It makes the perfect spread to add on top of toast, biscuits, name it! 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 hrs
Total Time10 hrs 10 mins
Course: Condiment
Cuisine: American
Keyword: apple butter
Servings: 18
Calories: 39kcal
Author: Jamielyn Nye


  • 3 pounds fuji apples (peeled, cored and chopped)
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/3 cup water

Optional: pinch of salt, sugar if desired


    • Place the apples in the bottom of the slow cooker. Sprinkle the cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves over top. Pour the water in and then stir to combine.
    • Cook on low 8-10 hours, or until the mixture is thickened and dark brown.
    • Place apples in a blender and blend until it reaches your desired consistency. Taste and add any seasonings or sugar if desired. Cook an additional hour. 
    • Spoon mixture into containers and seal with a lid. It will keep for 2-3 weeks in the refrigerator and 4 months in the freezer. 


    Makes about 2 cups.
    If you'd like to sweeten this apple butter, simply add 1/4 cup sugar. Then add 1 Tablespoon at a time until you reach desired sweetness. 


    Calories: 39kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 80mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 40IU | Vitamin C: 3.5mg | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 0.1mg