Absolutely perfect! I followed the recipe exactly. I used two different types of apples (some tart green apples and some red delicious). After peeling and coring them, I ran them through the food processor so that they were very finely chopped.
I stirred the mixture at least once per hour and didn't have a problem with anything burning in the crockpot. When it was almost finished, I used an immersion blender to blend everything for a nice, smooth texture. I found that the very last step where you leave the lid off the crockpot and let the mixture cook down required a much longer time than given. I let it go for at least three hours and it could have maybe gone a little longer.
I poured the mixture into sterile jars and canned them in the pressure canner for about 10 minutes (same as for applesauce).
The end result was a smooth, kind of thick texture and a stunning deep red color (not like the "peanut butter" color in the main picture on the recipe page). It has been delicious on homemade scones. One thing I noticed is that the scent and the taste were a little different from each other. When I tasted it, it didn't taste exactly like I expected based on the smell. Still absolutely delicious and very, very easy. This one is a keeper!
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Absolutely perfect! I followed the recipe exactly. I used two different types of apples...