Apple Butter

Recipe by Aroostook
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READY IN: 6hrs
SERVES: 20
YIELD: 2 quarts
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • 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.
  • Stir every half hour.
  • Stir in sugar and spice.
  • Return to oven for approx.
  • another 1 1/2 hours.
  • Stir every half hour.
  • All apples are different and spices vary so much, taste for sweetness and spiciness and add more if needed.
  • To test, spoon a small amount unto a chilled plate.
  • It is done when no liquid oozes out from apple butter.
  • You can pour hot into 4 hot sterilized pint jars and seal Or keep a quart jar in the fridge and freeze the rest.
  • 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.
  • It will burn easily if you aren't careful.
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