Recipe by ELEANORAFA
"I bake and cook them in the oven for few hours or till the apple butter is reddish and thick."
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McIntosh apples, chopped
(1 pint) canning jars with lids and rings, or as needed
I followed the recipe but I never put this in the oven. Instead, I peeled, cored and sliced 5 lbs. of apples, 1 c. sugar, 1 c. brown sugar, 1/4 c. butter, 1 T. cinnamon and 1 tsp. nutmeg. I cooked this for about 2 1/2 hours stirring occasionally and then poured into my blender and blended this real good. Pour into 3 2qt. clean canning jars with rings and lids. Let the butter cool, and seriously this is closer to apple sauce then apple butter. Yummy Great for gift giving.
Thank you ELEANORAFA. I grew up in Kentucky and remember making apple butter with butter added, but after looking at many recipes I thought maybe I was wrong. Last night I made a batch of slow cooker apple butter (almost same ingredients as yours,) but it just wasn't right. I went looking for more recipes to see what I was missing and I found yours. I wasn't crazy! I added the butter to my batch and PERFECT! Thanks some much.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Kentucky Apple Butter
Serving Size: 1/45 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 45
Amount Per Serving
** Calories: 66
** Calories from Fat: 10
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