5 from 3 votes
Homemade Apple Butter
Apple Butter
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
1 hr 30 mins
Total Time
2 hrs

Apple butter is perfect on toast.

Course: canning, Condiment
Cuisine: American
Keyword: apple butter, apple jam
Servings: 5 pints
Calories: 17 kcal
Author: Kathy
  • 5 pounds apples
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon cloves
  1. Peel and core apples.
  2. Place into a heavy stock pot with about 1/4 cup of water in the base of pot.
  3. Heat of medium low heat until apples start to soften.
  4. Stir apples to prevent scorching.
  5. When apples are soft but still have large chunks, puree mixture with an immersion blender.
  6. Add sugar, cinnamon, and cloves.
  7. Continue cooking over low heat until desired thickness is achieved.
  8. Ladle into canning jars and process in hot water bath or freeze in freezer safe containers.
Nutrition Facts
Apple Butter
Amount Per Serving
Calories 17
% Daily Value*
Potassium 15mg0%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Sugar 3g3%
Vitamin A 10IU0%
Vitamin C 0.7mg1%
Calcium 1mg0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.