slow cooker apple butter
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Slow Cooker Apple Butter

The most incredible slow cooker apple butter ever! So easy to make and super delicious on toast and even pork chops. You've got to try this recipe.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 15 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: apple butter, breakfast, crockpot, slow cooker
Servings: 12
Calories: 1245kcal
Author: The Typical Mom


  • 3 lbs apples peeled, cored, diced
  • 1 tbsp ginger minced ginger
  • 5 pods cardamom
  • 1 star anise
  • 1/2 c apple cider or apple juice
  • 1/4 c maple syrup real syrup is best
  • 2 sticks cinnamon


  • Remove skins, core and dice your apples and put into your slow cooker
  • Then, add all your other ingredients listed in the recipe. Put star anise, cinnamon sticks and cardamom on top.
  • Put top on and set to high. Cook for 4 hours stirring 1-2 times during this time
  • Remove large pieces of cinnamon, anise and cardamom.
    Add softened apples into a blender
    Blend until contents are smooth
  • Pour contents back into the crock portion of your crockpot
    Remove from outside basin of slow cooker and put just ceramic bowl with contents into your oven
    Cook at 325 degrees for 1-1.5 hrs. stirring every 20 minutes


Serving: 3oz | Calories: 1245kcal | Carbohydrates: 316g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 64mg | Potassium: 3007mg | Fiber: 43g | Sugar: 206g | Vitamin A: 735IU | Vitamin C: 79.1mg | Calcium: 305mg | Iron: 5mg