Fruit Butter Recipes
This tasty apple butter is a real slow cooker, but well worth the wait. Depending on the sweetness of the apples used, the amount of sugar may be adjusted to taste.
Pear applesauce? Papplesauce? Appearsauce? When the apple-pear sauce is served warm, you will not need any additional sugar. As it cools it loses some of the natural sweetness, and you might want to add sugar to taste.
Move over, apple sauce. Apple butter is basically a spreadable apple pie filling, only better. Though cooking time is long, it's super easy and pretty hands-free. Pair it with some sharp Cheddar on a cheese plate, or slather it onto cheesy biscuits (see footnote). Other approved uses include spreading between the layers of a spice cake, filling seasonably appropriate thumbprint cookies, or even as a condiment for pork chops.
While we love a good jar of apple butter, it's not the only fruity spread that deserves a spot in your kitchen this fall.
I decided I wanted to attempt to make apple butter for the first time, so I searched everywhere for a recipe. There were so many to choose from, that I was confused on which one to pick, so I decided to take bits and pieces from a few of the best ones and come up with my own version. The result is 'Amazing Apple Butter.'
A delicious fruit butter to spread on warm bread, toast, or scones, or use it on a sandwich or a sponge cake. A lovely way to preserve the flavor of local plums for enjoyment year-round.
With a jar of sweet, toasty pumpkin butter, you can give virtually any dish a touch of cozy, autumnal flavor.
Slow cooker apple butter. Friends have told me it is THE BEST ever! We name ours 'Panther Butter' for our local high school football team!