• 3 quarts Unsweetened Applesauce
  • 2 pounds Granulated Sugar
  • 1 pound Brown Sugar
  • 3/4 cup Apple Cider
  • 1/2 teaspoon Nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon Allspice
  • 3/4 teaspoon Cloves
  • 3 teaspoons Cinnamon


The thicker skinned, late Summer and Fall apples produce a grainier texture that's best for applesauce. Stir applesauce, sugars, and cider together and cook in a slow oven (325 deg F.) for 3 hours, stirring occasionally. Add spices. Return to oven and cook 1 hour more. Apple butter requires long, slow cooking. (Can also be made in a crockpot.)

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Submitted 6/13/05.
Source: Meal Master
Submitted By: Shelly Black
Apple Butter