Apple butter recipe

Crockpot Apple Butter

This crockpot apple butter recipe is a wonderful treat during the fall! And with these instructions for how to can apple butter you'll be able to enjoy it all year round!

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword Apple Butter Recipe, Crockpot Apple Butter
Servings 5 Pints


  • 4-5 Pounds Apples in Various Varieties
  • 4 Cups Sugar*
  • Crockpot

For Canning:

  • 5 Pint Jars, with lid and ring sets


  1. Wash, peel, core apples.
  2. Slice them as thin as possible.
  3. Place apples and sugar into crockpot.
  4. Place crockpot on low and cook for 8-12 hours (I do overnight).
  5. Using a whisk, thoroughly mix apples until they become smooth. Or use a blender if apples were not sliced thinly enough.

For Canning:

  1. Follow jar prepping directions given in the Water Bath Canning post here.
  2. Process in large pot for 10 minutes.
  3. Let cool for a few hours, lable, and put away!

Recipe Notes

*You can reduce the amount of sugar to taste.