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apple butter in a cup

Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 hours
Total Time 10 hours 10 minutes
Servings 1 Jar


  • 3 Pound Apples (peeled, core and cut)
  • 1/4 Cup Brown Sugar (use more or less)
  • 1/4 Cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon vanilla Extract or paste
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon


  1. Peel the apple, core, and cut up. 

  2. Pour in a slow cooker, add all the ingredients, and cook on slow for about 8hours. If your slow cooker is not that powerful it might take longer.

  3. When it's all cook down the color will look brown and the apples will be soft. Puree the apples with an immersion blender and if you can still see traces of water after the puree continue to cook until it thickens.

    apple cooked down
  4. Store in an airtight container and refrigerate. It can stay in the refrigerator for a couple of weeks, you can also freeze it.

    apple butter in a cup
  5. Enjoy your apple butter with ice cream (just warm it slightly and pour over the (ice cream), bread 

Recipe Notes

Note: You can cook it overnight. You can double the recipe and adjust the sugar to your liking.