Candy Apple Butter

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A slightly sweet and sassy apple butter kids are sure to love! Cinnamon oil and red food coloring may be used in place of the candies. If using the cinnamon oil and omitting brown sugar this becomes a healthier tasty treat your kids won't know is good for them! My kids love this on buttered bread, warm atop french toast, or on ice cream.

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Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
8 hrs
Total Time:
8 hrs 25 mins
Servings:
40
Yield:
40 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 Honeycrisp apples - peeled, cored, and chopped

  • 1 lemon, juiced

  • ¼ cup cinnamon red hot candies

  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar, or to taste

  • 1 tablespoon ground ginger

  • teaspoon ground cloves

  • 2 cups unsweetened apple juice, or as needed

Directions

  1. Toss apples and lemon juice together in a bowl.

  2. Put about half the apples in a slow cooker with cinnamon candies, brown sugar, ginger, and cloves; stir. Pour enough apple juice over the mixture to nearly, but not quite, cover the apples.

  3. Cook on Low, stirring occasionally, until the candies dissolve, about 1 hour.

  4. Increase heat to High and continue cooking until the apples have begun to lose shape, about 4 hours. Add remaining apples to the slow cooker. Reduce heat to Low and continue cooking until desired thickness is reached, at least 3 hours.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

21 Calories
5g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 40
Calories 21
% Daily Value *
Sodium 1mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 1mg 4%
Calcium 3mg 0%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 32mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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