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Belle's Slow Cooker Apple Butter

Prep:
30 mins
Cooking:
480 mins
Yields:
Belle's Slow Cooker Apple Butter
This is a nice savory treat. It's good on toast, biscuits etc.
You can also use it added over or to chicken, pork, etc.
Also you can bottle it for gifts.
It will make your whole house smell heavenly, like apple pie!

Ingredients

5 lbs. Braeburn, Gala or Granny Smith apples
1 1/2 cups sugar
1/2 cup orange juice (or water)
2Tbs cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground cloves
1 Tbs butter

Directions

Peel, core and quarter the apples.
In a slow cooker, combine everything except the butter.
Cook on low about 8 hrs or until apples are very tender.**

Cool in the work bowl of a food processor.
Process until smooth or it reaches the desired consistency.
Add. butter.
Store in sealed jars

**I do not use a food processor. I just cook it until it has the consistancy that i like. Add the butter and ladle it into jars..