Apple season is here, and what better to make than some sweet apple butter that you can spread over biscuits or on a turkey and brie sandwich? Using just a crockpot and a blender, this apple butter recipe is too easy to mess up. In the end, you'll get the easiest apple butter (basically spreadable apple pie) recipe that can last up to two months in the fridge. Not to mention, the smell of apples, cinnamon, and pumpkin will make your home smell like you've been baking all day.    

Apple Butter

  • Prep Time:25 mins
  • Cook Time:7 hrs
  • Total Time:7 hrs 25 mins
  • Servings:32
  • Easy


  • 6 large apples
  • 1/3 cup raw sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup apple cider
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
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  • Step 1

    Peel, core, and dice up the apples. Try using sweeter-tasting apples like Gala or Honeycrisp.

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  • Step 2

    Place the apples in a crockpot and mix in the rest of the ingredients. Cover and cook on high for 5 hours, stirring halfway through, until the apples are tender and dark brown (caramelized).

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  • Step 3

    Pour the mixture into a blender and puree for 1 minute until smooth.

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  • Step 4

    Pour the mixture back into the crockpot and cook on high uncovered for 2 hours until the mixture has thickened.

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  • Step 5

    Spread the apple butter on toast, biscuits or whatever your heart desires. This will last up to 2 months stored in a closed container in the fridge.

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