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Pennsylvania-Dutch Apple Butter

Yield 3 cups (serving size: 1 tablespoon)

Ingredients

  • 6 1/2 cups chopped peeled Granny Smith apple (2 pounds)
  • 1 1/4 cups apple cider
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger

Nutrition Information

  • calories 25
  • caloriesfromfat 4 %
  • fat 0.1 g
  • satfat 0.1 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 0.0 g
  • carbohydrate 6.4 g
  • fiber 0.4 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.1 mg
  • sodium 2 mg
  • calcium 5 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine apples and cider in a large saucepan or Dutch oven. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 40 minutes or until tender. Place apple mixture in a blender or food processor; process until smooth.

  2. Combine pureed apple mixture, sugar, and remaining ingredients in pan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, 25 minutes or until mixture is thick, stirring frequently. Cool. Store butter in an airtight container in refrigerator up to 2 months.