Apple Butter Recipe Simply Recipes


  • 4 lbs of good cooking apples (we use Granny Smith or Gravenstein)
  • 1 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 cups water
  • Sugar (about 4 cups, see cooking instructions)
  • Salt
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon allspice
  • Grated rind and juice of 1 lemon

Equipment Needed

  • 1 wide 8-quart pan (Stainless steel or copper with stainless steel lining)
  • A food mill or a chinois sieve
  • A large (8 cup) measuring cup pourer
  • 6-8 8-ounce canning jars


It's Hard To Find Any Apple Butter, Let Alone Good Apple Butter In The Grocery Store These Days. Making Apple Butter Is A Great Way To Preserve The Fruits Of An Apple Harvest. In Contrast To What The Name Implies, There Is No 'butter' In Apple Butter.

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