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Plum-Apple Butter

 Plum-Apple Butter
I look forward to cooking up this fruity spread each December, using the plums I picked and froze during summer.
40 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + chilling Cook: 35 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds tart apples, peeled and quartered
  • 2 pounds plums, pitted and quartered
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice

Directions

  • Place apples, plums and water in a large kettle; cover and simmer
  • until tender, about 15 minutes. Cool.
  • Puree in batches in a food processor or blender; return all to the
  • kettle. Add sugar and spices. Simmer, uncovered, for 20-30 minutes
  • or until thickened, stirring frequently. Cool completely. Pour into
  • jars.
  • Cover and store in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks. Yield: 5
  • cups.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 tablespoons) equals 82 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, trace sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, trace protein.