Total Time
12hrs 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 12 hrs

We make this in the fall during apple picking season.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine ingredients in crockpot; cover and cook on "high" setting for 4 hours
  2. Remove cover; cook 4 hours more
  3. Add cider vinegar and continue to cook, uncovered, for 4 hours more
  4. Cook a total of 12 hours, stirring occasionally during the last 8 hours.
  5. Place apple butter in sterile canning jars; cap and allow to cool
  6. Keep some out for immediate use and store remaining jars in freezer.


Most Helpful

I used all the measurements that you have here and made the apple butter, the only difference is that I cooked it on the stove top. The flavor of the butter is fantastic! I will be using this recipe again. Thanks.

Chef Q in Oregon September 26, 2011

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