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Lazy Slow Cooker Apple Butter

flavorful slow cooker apple butter is a perfect way to use all those apples up!
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time10 hrs
Total Time10 hrs 25 mins
Course: Breakfast, Brunch, Dessert, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: crockpot apple butter, easy apple butter, lazy apple butter, slow cooker apple butter, sugar free apple butter
Servings: 25
Calories: 42kcal



  • 3 lbs apples use apple peeler/corer!
  • cup pure maple syrup
  • 3 whole cinnamon sticks
  • ½ teaspoon whole cloves
  • pinch salt
  • 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