Slow Cooker Apple Butter

Slow Cooker Apple Butter: this easy recipe uses the slow cooker to make delicious apple butter that is smooth, rich and delicious.
Slow Cooker Apple Butter: this easy recipe using the slow cooker to make delicious apple butter that is smooth, rich and delicious.

Fall is nearly here, and apples are in season. My husband and daughters love apple anything. So I knew they’d  love homemade apple butter. 

how to make apple butterToday I’m joining in in on the Seasonal Simplicity Fall Series with some of m y favourite bloggers.  Be sure to check out all the links to their fabulous recipes at the end of this post.

Fall recipe ideas

This is a slow cooker version, so it’s supper easy to make.  Just chop up your apples and add them and few other ingredients to your slow cooker and forget about it for a few hours.  

homemade apple butter recipe

Yield: 2 cups

Slow Cooker Apple Butter

Slow Cooker Apple Butter: this easy recipe using the slow cooker to make delicious apple butter that is smooth, rich and delicious.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 7 hours
Total Time 7 hours 10 minutes


  • 5 apples - peeled, cored and chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups white sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • pinch of salt


    1. Add diced apples, sugar, cinnamon, cloves and salt to a slow cooker. Cover, and cook on high for 1 hour.
    2. Reduce to low heat. Cook stirring occasionally, for 4-6 hours, or until thick and golden in colour.
    3. Use a submersion blender in the slow cooker to blend the apple butter until it's smooth -taking care with that the hot apple butter doesn't splash you. Store in a mason jar in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 206Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 18mgCarbohydrates: 54gFiber: 3gSugar: 49gProtein: 0g
slow cooker apple butter

The best part of this recipe is how great your house smells afterward. If you have some apples around, this is a great and very easy recipe you’re sure to enjoy. 

slow cooker apple butter

It keeps well in the fridge, like any jam.  We had ours on our Easy Food Processor Scones -find the recipe here.  It’s also great on toast, or muffins.

apple butter recipe

With homemade apple butter, life really is a party!

More Fall Recipe Inspiration


Low-Carb Keto Blackberry Muffins at The Happy Housie
Goat Cheese Stuffed Figs at Finding Silver Pennies
Almond Twist Bread at Place of My Taste
Slow Cooker Apple Butter at Life is a Party

Puff Pastry Apple Tart at Modern Glam
Easy Pumpkin Dessert at Clean & Scentsible
Sweet Potato Casserole at She Gave it a Go
Easy Apple Spice Bread at Jennifer Maune

Easy Apple Muffins with Crumb Topping at The DIY Mommy
Rustic Mini Apple Galettes at Tatertots and Jello
Pumpkin Chocolate Cheesecake Bars at Maison de Cinq
Pumpkin Sheet Pan Pancakes at A Pretty Life in the Suburbs

Delicious Beef Bourguignon Recipe at Paint Me Pink
Hearty Autumnal Yam Soup at This is Simplicite
Apple Pie Chia Pudding at Cherished Bliss
Baked Brie with Blueberries and Bacon at This is Our Bliss
Salmon with Sherry and Tomato Cream Sauce at Willow Street Interiors

Fall Pumpkin Coffee Cake Muffins at Inspiration for Moms
Baked Zucchini Donuts with Vanilla Glaze at Satori Design for Living
Pecan Spice Biscotti at My Sweet Savannah
Best Homemade Lasagne Recipe at The Handmade Home
Crispy Parmesan Fried Zucchini at Two Twenty One


You might also like our Apple Crisp in a Mason Jar here.

Also check out Caramel Apple Fondue here.

Caramel Apple Fondue: Easy and delicious caramel apple fondue recipe with lots of different toppings, and perfect for kids.

You might also enjoy our Caramel Apple Trifle here.

Caramel Apple Trifle: layers of cake, caramel, cooked apples, custard, and whipped cream create the perfect fall dessert.


  1. YUMMY! YUMMY! YUMMY! I make homemade apple sauce for my three little ones but never thought of apple butter! I buy it all the time but will definitely be trying this recipe out! I wonder how long it lasts in the fridge?

  2. Ohh this looks so delicious! Apple butter is one of my favorite things in the fall. Can’t wait to give this recipe a try! XO

  3. I’ve never made apple butter, but I love that it can be made in my slow cooker. Perhaps I’ll give it a try. Bring on apple season!

  4. I can only imagine how fabulous your house smelled after making this in the slow cooker. Steeping apples and creamy butter. This looks so wonderful and perfect with apple picking season upon us!

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