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  • How to cook apples for apple butter?

  • Cover and cook on low heat setting 8 to 10 hours or until apples are very tender. Mash apples with potato masher or large fork. Cook uncovered on low heat setting 1 to 2 hours, stirring occasionally, until mixture is very thick. Cool about 2 hours. Spoon apple butter into container. Cover and store in refrigerator up to 3 weeks.

  • How do you make apple butter in a slow cooker?

  • To make a slow cooker apple butter, cook the apples, cider, brown sugar, and spices on high heat (uncovered) for about 2 hours (or until soft). Then, puree them just as you would for the stovetop recipe.

  • What is the best way to cook apples for apple crisp?

  • Add white sugar, brown sugar, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, and vinegar. Add a splash of water and mix well. Cover and cook on High until apples are starting to soften and release liquid, about 1 to 2 hours. Reduce heat to Low and cook, uncovered, until all the apple flesh is dissolved, or about 5 to 6 hours. Stir occasionally.

  • How long to cook apple butter in an Instant Pot?

  • Home cook Kathleen Sanders was able to cut down on the cooking time by using the Instant Pot to make Chef John’s Apple Butter recipe: I made this on my Instant Pot. 7 minutes high pressure and 10 minutes natural release. Then, after I blended it, I slow cooked it on high with a lid on it slightly ajar for 5 hours. It’s SO GOOD. Has a beautiful …