On Line Cookbook

Apple Butter

Recipe Information
Serves/Makes:3 pints

  • 4 quarts (3775 ml) sweet cider
  • 2-1/2 quarts (2375 ml), tart apples, peeled, cored and quartered
  • 2 cups (475 ml) sugar
  • Spices if desired, cinnamon, cloves, ginger
  • Boil cider until has been reduced to 2 quarts (1900 ml).
  • Add apples and cook until very tender.
  • Put through a colander.
  • Add sugar and spices and cook until thick.
  • Stir to prevent from burning.
  • Pour into clean hot jars and seal.
  • Makes 3 pints.
An old Southern recipe passed to me from my mother-in-law.