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Slow Cooker Apple Butter

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Ingredients:

  • For 3- or 4-quart slowcooker:
  • 7 large apples
  • 1/2 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp allspice
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
Servings: 48

Instructions:
  1. Peel and quarter the apples. Place in slowcooker with the vanilla extract. Cook on low for 8-10 hours or so.
  2. Mash apples with fork. Add the rest of the ingredients, cook an additional 3-5 hours, still on low.
  3. Puree in blender to desired smoothness (you can skip this step if you prefer a chunkier apple butter; it only takes a few seconds to get a nice, smooth apple butter in the blender).
  4. NOTE: I like to buy bruised and over-ripe apples off the distressed cart at my grocery store, which is a great way to make cheap apple butter. Your apples don't have to be pretty or particularly fresh.
  5. The timing is up to you. I started my apples around 7pm, went to sleep, smashed them and added the other ingredients around 6:00 the next morning, then blended and jarred it a couple of hours later. As long as you don't let your apples burn, this recipe is impossible to screw up.
  6. Serving Size:Makes about 3 cups, or 48 1-tbsp servings.


Estimated Nutrient Breakdown:


Calories: 1,177.03
Weight: 1,659.90g
Total Fat: 2.80g
Saturated Fat: 0.48g
Trans-Fat: 0.00g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.13g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.82g
Protein: 4.37g


Cholesterol: 0.00g
Sodium: 28.10g
Calcium: 183.35g
Magnesium: 86.50g
Potassium: 1,761.43g
Iron: 2.66g
Zink: 0.75g
Phosphorus: 177.95


Vit A: 47.87
Vit B1: 0.27
Vit B2: 0.42
Vit B3: 1.58
Vit B6: 0.67
Vit B12: 0.00
Vit D: 0.00
Vit E: 0.00
Vit K1: 35.96

Notes:

Caution: Sulfites
Health Notes: Vegan,Vegetarian,Peanut-Free,Tree-Nut-Free,Alcohol-Free, Low-Fat
Notes: Wild Food Box smart plug-in.


Author: recipes.sparkpeople.com
Tags: Wild Food Box

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