Reduced Sugar Spiced Apple Butter

Reduced Sugar Spiced Apple Butter

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"I was tired of finding apple butter recipes with more sugar than apples, so I adapted a few and perfected it. This recipe makes the house smell fantastic and tastes like fall. Enjoy! If you do not have an immersion blender: allow cooked apples to cool, transfer to a regular blender, and blend until smooth. Taste and adjust the flavor. If the texture is too liquidy still, return to slow cooker and allow it to reduce for about another hour more. This recipe is really about adjusting to your taste. If you like a lighter color, cook it less. If you want it highly spiced, throw on the cloves, etc. This recipe freezes well."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 19 kcal
  • < 1%
  • Fat:
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 4.9g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 16 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Stir chopped apples, brown sugar, apple cider vinegar, cinnamon, cloves, and salt together in a slow cooker.
  2. Cook on Low until the apples are soft enough to mash easily with a fork, 8 to 10 hours.
  3. Puree apple mixture with an immersion blender until smooth.
  4. Cook uncovered until some of the liquid reduces and the color is dark brown, about 1 hour.

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  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.
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The cloves threw us off, but we were happy without the ton of sugar normally put into apple butter. Thanks!