3lbs of cored peeled chopped apples
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/16 tsp ground nutmeg
1/16 tsp ground cloves
1/16 tsp ground all spice
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup of apple juice.
I usually double the recipe
Place all in a ingredients in a large crockpot and cook over night.
I go light on the spices cause I wanta taste the apple not just spices. I stir the pot ever so often and shake off the water that has built up on the lid to help thicken the butter.
I then can the butter or store in frig.
Fill hot butter into sterile half-pint, leaving ¼-inch headspace. Place sterilized rings and lids on jars. Recommended process time for Apple Butter in a boiling-water canner. Process Time at Altitudes 0 - 1,000 ft is 5 minutes 1,001 - 6,000 ft is 10 minutes Above 6,000 ft 15 minutes
You can use the butter to make apple butter dumplings by just dropping your favorite dumpling recipe into the hot butter you have placed in a pot and the stove and brought to simmering butter.