Learn how to make apple butter the old fashioned way. This easy apple butter recipe made in the slow cooker!
It’s that time of the year y’all! It’s time to put all those apple that are just sitting around to use. Usually when I want to get rid of apple I whip up a nice homemade apple pie, apple cider, or a fresh apple cake, but in this post we’re going to make a good old fashioned slow cooker apple butter recipe!
This is a super easy apple butter recipe. We simply peel and slice the apple, then toss them into the crockpot.
This homemade apple butter recipe is made with brown sugar, granulated sugar, and a dash of maple, with cinnamon, and nutmeg.
I use Granny Smith Apples for this recipe, but feel free to use other apples if you have them on hand.
If you have a ton of apples that you want to put to use before they go bad, and you’re afraid of making too much of this slow cooker apple butter recipe, keep in mind that this crockpot apple butter can be used for canning. Therefore you can save it for a later date.
Also keep in mind that you can freeze this slow cooker apple butter recipe!
This is seriously the best apple butter recipe. Once you make this, you will never want to buy apple butter from the store again!
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If you have a ton of apples that you want to put to use before they go bad, and you're afraid of making too much of this slow cooker apple butter recipe, keep in mind that this crockpot apple butter can be used for canning. Therefore you can save it for a later date.
- 3 Pounds of Granny Smith Apples peeled & sliced
- 1 Cup white sugar
- 1/4 cup brown sugar
- 1/4 cup 100% maple syrup
- 1 tbsp lemon juice
- 1 tbsp of round cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
- 1 1/2 tbsp of vanilla
Spray your slow cooker with nonstick spray.
Toss the apple into the slow cooker
Add the white sugar, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, maple syrup, lemon juice, and vanilla.
Toss the apples until completely coated.
Set the slow cooker on low, and cook for 10 hours.
After 10 hours, the apple butter will be dark and thickened.
Whisk to make it a bit more smooth.
Serve and enjoy!
Store in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.