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Apple Butter

Recipe by Denise Hay, Lewis Center, Ohio
First place, Jams/Marmalades/Butters (Apple Butter), 2017

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Yield: 8- ½ pint jars


  • 3- 46 oz. jars of unsweetened apple sauce
  • 1 c. brown sugar
  • 2 c. sugar
  • 3 T cinnamon


  • Place all ingredients in a large slow cooker and turn on high
  • Place cover loosely over the mixture leaving a gap. You can place chop sticks under the lid so that there is a gap
  • Cook for 6-8 hours stirring occasionally until apple butter thickens
  • Remove from heat and ladle into clean jars and tighten lids
  • Place in boiling water bath for 15 minutes
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