• Cooking Time: 14 to 15 hours
  • Servings: 4 pints
  • Preparation Time: 5 to 10 minutes


I honestly do not remember where I picked up this recipe but my daughter's love Apple Butter and we had run out of the Apple Butter I had made one season. This one comes in handy or in a pinch, it certainly put smiles on both of my daughters faces. Looks like you spent hours in the kitchen when you just did the "Mix and Forget it" until the next day. I usually will put this together on a Friday night and complete it in the early afternoon on Saturday. I have added the butter. I also will spray my crockpot with spray butter to eliminate sticking.


  • 7 cups applesauce, unsweetened
  • 2 cups apple cider
  • 1 1/2 cups honey
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon allspice
  • 1 tablespoon butter


  • In a crockpot, mix all ingredients.
  • Cover and cook on low heat for 14 to 15 hours, or until the mixture is deep brown.
  • Pack while hot into 4 hot pint jars.
  • Process in hot-water bath for 10 minutes, counting the time after the jars have been immersed and the water comes again to a rolling boil.
  • Makes 4 pints.

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