Apple Butter

READY IN: 6hrs
Recipe by Aroostook

You can also use other fruit beside apples and you can use the pulp in the jelly bag after the juice has been extracted.

Top Review by jwhittington99

I love this recipe. It is simple, and tastes great. The taste is amazing, and you don't have to hover over it to keep the apples from scorching the side of a pan. I usually double or triple the batch because we get apples by the bucket from my husband's grandpa. It still turns out great. I think you would have to try to mess this recipe up. It is AWESOME!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place peeled apples, cider and vinegar in a large enamel pan and place in oven at 350 F for 3 hours or until really soft.
  2. Stir every half hour.
  3. Stir in sugar and spice.
  4. Return to oven for approx.
  5. another 1 1/2 hours.
  6. Stir every half hour.
  7. All apples are different and spices vary so much, taste for sweetness and spiciness and add more if needed.
  8. To test, spoon a small amount unto a chilled plate.
  9. It is done when no liquid oozes out from apple butter.
  10. You can pour hot into 4 hot sterilized pint jars and seal Or keep a quart jar in the fridge and freeze the rest.
  11. Note: You don't have to use the oven but if you do use a stove top method, watch it like a hawk, stir constantly and use a good heavy botomed pan.
  12. It will burn easily if you aren't careful.

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