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Pumpkin Apple Butter

A few years ago, I decided to try my hand at canning. This first recipe I tried was such a success that I've been canning like crazy ever since! You'll love the truly autumn flavor of this apple butter.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 5 min. Cook: 2 hours + freezing
  • Makes
    5 half-pints

Ingredients

  • 1 can (29 ounces) solid-pack pumpkin
  • 2 cups apple cider
  • 1 cup applesauce
  • 1 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves

Directions

  • In a large saucepan or Dutch oven, combine all ingredients. Simmer, uncovered, for 2 hours, stirring occasionally, until thickened. Pour into freezer containers. Refrigerate up to 1 month or freeze.
Nutrition Facts
2 tablespoons: 37 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 4mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 1g fiber), 0 protein.

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  • galinthewoods
    Dec 20, 2012

    A great way to top French toast and you can't find this exact flavor in the store!

  • Budzmom
    Jun 7, 2009

    is there a way to process something like tis in a water bath? Since it is a cooked product, I bet 10 minutes in a water bath would do it.It sounds great and I wil try this__