Apple Butter

Preparation Time: 20 min. | Cooking Time : 2 hours 10 min. | Ready In: 2 hours 30 min. 
Servings: 40

Elevate hot buttered toast to new heights with this sweet spread of apple butter. Made with sweet apple cider, cooking apples and brown sugar, it's a quick and delicious breakfast treat.

  • 4 cups apple cider
  • 4 pounds cooking apples - peeled, cored, and thinly sliced
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
Cooking Instructions
  • In a 5 quart saucepan, bring apple cider and apples to a boil. Reduce heat. Cover and, stirring often, simmer 10 minutes, or until the apples are very tender.
  • Sieve the mixture through a strainer or food mill, then return to simmer in the saucepan.
  • Stir sugar and brown sugar into the mixture. Simmer uncovered 2 hours, stirring often, until the mixture reaches a spreadable consistency.
  • Transfer to sterile containers and refrigerate or freeze until serving.