Slow Cooker Apple Butter

Ingredients

  • 5 lb Gala apples
  • 1 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cinnamon stick

Instructions

  1. Peel, core and slice apples. In food processor, grate apples (in batches, if needed). Place in slow cooker. Stir in brown sugar, salt and cinnamon stick.
  2. Cover; cook on High heat setting 4 hours.
  3. Remove and reserve cinnamon stick. In food processor, puree apple mixture (in batches, if needed) until smooth. Return to slow cooker with cinnamon stick.
  4. Cook uncovered on High heat setting 4 hours longer, stirring occasionally.
  5. Remove and discard cinnamon stick. Cool completely. Transfer butter to jars; seal tightly. Store in refrigerator up to 3 weeks.

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