Lazy Slow Cooker Apple Butter
flavorful slow cooker apple butter is a perfect way to use all those apples up!
- 3 lbs apples use apple peeler/corer!
- ⅓ cup pure maple syrup
- 3 whole cinnamon sticks
- ½ teaspoon whole cloves
- pinch salt
- 1½ teaspoon pure vanilla
- ¼ cup Swerve brown sugar replacement Alternatives: ¼ cup regular granulated erythritol or monkfruit plus 1 teaspoon molasses. Or, ¼ cup brown sugar
Peel, core, chop apples and place in slow cooker
3 lbs apples
Add maple syrup, salt, vanilla and sweetener and stir to coat apples
⅓ cup pure maple syrup, pinch salt, 1½ teaspoon pure vanilla, ¼ cup Swerve brown sugar replacement
Add cinnamon sticks and cloves
3 whole cinnamon sticks, ½ teaspoon whole cloves
Cover and cook 8- 10 or so hours on low. If possible, give the mixture a stir every few hours to ensure the flavor of the cinnamon and clove are well distributed (optional).
After the mixture is well cooked down, remove cinnamon sticks and cloves and blend to a smooth texture with immersion blender.
Calories: 42kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 70mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 31IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 1mg