Easy Overnight Slow Cooker Apple Butter

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Here is an easy overnight slow cooker apple butter recipe that you will love making. This easy to make easy apple recipes idea is one the kids can help you make, you can start it at night and finish making it the next day. This easy apple dessert uses simple ingredients like apples, vanilla, cinnamon, sugar and brown sugar. Your house will smell so good. To make peel, core and slice enough apples to fill the crock pot or slow cooker. With the apples in the slow cooker add the vanilla and set on low for about 8 hours or overnight. Then mash the apples and mix in the cinnamon and both sugars. Continue cooking for another six hours and process in a blender for a smooth consistency. This simple apple desserts idea should make about six pints. You want to be sure and practice safe canning procedures. Process this recipe in a water bath canner for about 10 minutes or store in the refrigerator for about two to three weeks.

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Nutrition Facts for: Easy Overnight Slow Cooker Apple Butter from Graceful Little Honey Bee
Ingredients: Apples, vanilla, cinnamon, sugar, brown sugar.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 6 pints. * Per Serving: Calories 457, Calories from Fat 6, Total Fat 0.7g 1%, Saturated Fat 0.0g 0%, Cholesterol 0mg 0%, Sodium 8mg 0%, Potassium 434mg 12%, Carbohydrates 119.0g 40%. Dietary Fiber 9.6g 38%, Sugars 105.4g, Protein 1.1g, Vitamin A 0%, Vitamin C 48%, Calcium 2%,Iron 11%

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