Simple Apple Butter

Recipe by CJSchmitt

This is a simple, homemade apple butter that is delicious; try it on toast, muffins, pancakes. Perfect for freezing and/or gift giving!

Top Review by byl6886

I had a very good recipe for homemade apple butter years ago and I lost it. I have tried this recipe, and it is as good, or better than the one I originally made.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine ingredients in a heavy skillet. Cook over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until it will not run together when a spoon is drawn through. Please note, use a skillet, not a pot, you need the larger surface area to help with the evaporation and reduction process. Also be sure to stir constantly because it will scorch if you don't.
  2. I spoon it into clean, dry freezer jam jars, leaving headspace and then freeze.
  3. Thaw in fridge to use.
  4. This can be easily doubled.

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