Apple Butter (from applesauce)

Homemade Apple Butter w/ no peeling or chopping required! This divine recipe uses your crock pot and applesauce instead of fresh apples, and is a real time saver. Homemade goodness for your family or holiday gifts with little effort on your part. What could be better?

Crockpot Apple Butter:
7 cups applesauce
2 cups apple cider
1 1/2 cups honey
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. cloves (optional)
1/2 tsp. allspice

In a crock pot mix all ingredients.  cover and cook on low 14-15 hours, or until mixture is a deep brown.
Spoon hot apple butter into hot half pint or pint jars and seal.
Either store in freezer or for long term storage you can choose to can it in a  water bath canner.  (15 min for pint jars, 20 min. for quart jars)
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