Pat’s Crockery Pot Apple Butter

apples — (to fill crockpot)
2 tbsp. water
sugar to taste
oil of cinnamon or cinnamon red hearts

1. Peel and slice apples until you fill crockpot.
2. Add 2 tablespoons water to start apples cooking.

3. Cook approximately 8 hours, stirring occasionally during day time. Cook on HIGH during day time, but cut temperature back at night.
4. After about 10 hours of cooking, add sugar to taste, continue to cook until thick and glossy (approximately another 8 – 10 hours.)
5. Last put oil of cinnamon to taste and stir well. If you don’t have oil of cinnamon – put in about 1 tablespoon of “red hots” (candy).
6. Place in jelly jars. Seal and put in a 10 minute water bath.

Staymon apples are the best to make apple butter with.

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