Washington State Apple Butter

Washington State Apple Butter

Apple butter isn’t really “butter” at all, but more like a thick preserve. It makes a luscious spread on toast, muffins, crepes, and waffles.

Number of Servings: 24
Serving Size: 2 tablespoons


Golden delicious apples, cored and cut into eighths - 2 1/2 lb
lemon juice - 2 Tbsp
ground cinnamon - 3/4 tsp
ground cloves - 1/8 tsp
ground mace - 1/8 tsp
brown sugar - 1 Tbsp

1 Combine the apples, 3/4 cup water, and the lemon juice in a large nonstick pot. Bring to a boil over medium-high hear. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes. Drain.

2 Push the apples through a food mill or strainer to puree and remove skin. Return the applesauce to the pot of water; add the cinnamon,cloves,mace, and brown sugar. Simmer, uncovered, over low heat until the mixture thickens, about 45 to 60 minutes, stirring often.

3 Cover and refrigerate. Apple butter keeps in the refrigerator for 1 week. Freeze for longer storage.

Exchanges Per Serving

1/2 Fruit

Nutrition Information

Amount per serving
Calories 26
Calories From Fat 1
Total Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholestrol 0 mg
Sodium 0 mg
Total Carbohydrate 7 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Sugars 6 g
Protein 0 g

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