Slow Cooker Apple Butter

Slather this naturally sweetened apple butter on a slice of whole grain toast. Breakfast in autumn doesn’t get any better than this!

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  • 5 pounds apples, any variety
  • 1/2 cup apple cider
  • 3 tablespoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  1. Core but don’t peel the apples.
  2. Place everything into a slow cooker and stir so the apples are coated.
  3. Cook on low for 10 hours (overnight is recommended).
  4. Let the mixture cool some, then blend to a smooth sauce.
  5. Enjoy!