Perfectly spiced apple butter is made easy with the use of a slow cooker.
Apple butter is a wonderful thing to keep in the fridge - it's rich, thick, and perfect spread on toast, scones, or anything else that could use a pop of smooth, spiced sweetness. Traditionally, apple butter has been made by cooking apples on low heat on the stove - but once they move past the point of apple sauce, they become more likely to burn as they caramelize. A slow cooker takes the risk and the time spent stirring and watching the pot out of the equation. All it takes is some advance planning. This recipe offers a suggestion for spices that go well with the apples - feel free to adjust it as you see fit.
Makes about 4 cups. Adapted from The Kitchn.
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