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Applesauce & Apple Butter - Your Recipes for the Beginning of Fall

Fall has finally arrived! It’s the season of cool breezes in the air, comfy jackets, and colorful leaves crunching under our feet. It’s also the time of year for apples! And what better way to start the season than with applesauce and apple butter.
Servings: 2 cups

Ingredients

  • 8 to 10 medium apples, peeled, cored, and chopped into 1” pieces
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¾ c sugar
  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Dash nutmeg

Instructions

Applesauce

  • Peel, core, and chop apples and place in slow cooker.
  • Add remaining ingredients and toss well with apples.
  • Cover slow cooker and cook on high for about 2-½ hours. That’s it!

Apple Butter

  • Peel, core, and chop apples and place in slow cooker.
  • Add remaining ingredients and toss well with apples. Cover slow cooker and cook on high for about 9 hours. 
  • Scoop out apple butter and place in a narrow container or small saucepan. Using an immersion blender, blend apple butter until smooth. Enjoy!
  • Apple butter should stay good in a closed container in the fridge for several weeks.

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