Apple Butter

Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia DeGaris Pursell  

Yield: Makes 6 Cups
Recipe from Southern Living

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Recipe Time

Hands On: 20 Minutes
Total: 10 Hours, 20 Minutes


  • 2 pounds Granny Smith apples, peeled and sliced
  • 2 pounds Rome apples, peeled and sliced
  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg


  1. 1. Place sliced apples and vinegar in a 4-qt. slow cooker.
  2. 2. Cover and cook at High 6 hours. Stir in sugars and nutmeg. Reduce setting to Low; cook, covered, 4 hours. Cool. Strain, if desired. Refrigerate up to 1 week.
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