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Oven Apple Butter

Yield 3 cups


  • 8 Granny Smith apples, peeled and diced
  • 1 cup apple juice
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

How to Make It

  1. Cook diced apple and juice in a Dutch oven over medium heat 30 minutes or until apple is tender. Stir until apple is mashed. Stir in sugar and cinnamon. Pour apple mixture into a lightly greased 11- x 7-inch baking dish.

  2. Bake at 275° for 4 1/2 hours, stirring every hour, or until spreading consistency. Cover and chill.

  3. For Spiced Oven Apple Butter: Increase cinnamon to 2 teaspoons and add 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves and 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice.