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Apple Butter

 Apple Butter
Chunky spiced apple butter made with lemon juice, cinnamon, and ground cloves. Brought to you by dLife®
18 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Cook: 30 min.


  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 4 pounds medium Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored, and quartered
  • 1/2 cup apple cider
  • 3 tablespoons SPLENDA® Brown Sugar Blend
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1 pinch ground cloves
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 pinch whole star anise, equal to 1 star anise


  • Heat apples, water, and cider in a large pot; let boil and lower
  • heat. Place lid on half the pot and simmer 30 minutes or until
  • apples are soft.
  • Using a food processor or blender, puree apple mixture until coarsely
  • chopped. Spoon mixture back into pot.
  • Mix sweetener lemon juice, salt, cloves, cinnamon sticks, and anise
  • into pot and cook on low 1 hour, stirring often. Remove cinnamon
  • sticks and star anise. Spoon mixture into an airtight container, let
  • cool, and then place in refrigerator until chilled.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving equals 64 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 33 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate,

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Nutritional Facts: 0 protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fruit, 3/4 vegetable, 1/4 fat.