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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.
How to make apple butter in Instant Pot?
Puree using an immersion blender until smooth. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until darkened and thick, about 4 hours more. Pass apple butter through a strainer or food mill if desired. Seal in a glass container and refrigerate until cool. 2. Instant Pot Apple Butter
How do you sterilize apple butter for jam?
Reduce heat to medium-low, and continue cooking at a simmer until the mixture is very thick, about 25 minutes. Sterilize the jars and lids in boiling water for at least 5 minutes. Pack apple butter into the hot, sterilized jars, filling the jars to within 1/4 inch of the top.