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Slow Cooker Apple Butter

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It’s fall!  And since I grew up in the middle of an apple orchard, nothing says fall to me like apples, especially homemade apple butter.  I have always loved apple butter and I often wondered why my mom didn’t make it very often.  Then I tried making some myself.  After standing in front of a hot stove for the better part of 2 hours and getting hot butter splattered on me for the last half, I understood.  So when I found a recipe for apple butter in a slow cooker I was pretty excited.  I ended up combining my favorite apple butter recipe from my Ball Complete Book of Home Preserving with the instructions I found.  Here is my version, with pictures! Read the rest of this entry