Easy Crock Pot Apple Butter Recipe {LOW CALORIE}

crock pot apple butter recipe

This Crock Pot Apple Butter Recipe has 1/2 the sugar of the average recipe, and is just as fantastic at only 22 calories for 1/8 of a cup!

This wonderful recipe for slow cooker apple butter comes with a shopping list, how to guide, printable recipe card and nutrition label.

Easy Crock Pot Apple Butter Recipe

Most apple butter recipes call for 2-3 cups of sugar. This recipe for apple butter uses only 1 cup! We can achieve this with one simple tip… The best apples for apple butter.

In the next sections you’ll find all you need to make this apple butter in a crock pot, and in the recipe card you’ll find an ingredient multiplier to help you double or tipple the recipe.

Crockpot apple butter recipes can be made low calorie with one modification… We were able to cut 1/2 of the sugar from the traditional homemade apple butter recipes.

Easy Crock Pot Apple Butter Recipe

Below you’ll learn how to make apple butter in a crock pot, but that’s not all your find in this article.

You’ll find a shopping list, nutrition label, even a sharable/printable recipe card! This is the best apple butter recipe for those looking to lower calories without sacrificing flavor.

Easy Crock Pot Apple Butter Recipe

Apple butter slow cooker recipes can make great gifts! And with the printable recipe card, you can include the directions along with the lovely jar of homemade apple butter.

What You’ll Find in this Article:

  • Ingredients for Easy crock Pot Apple Butter Recipe (shopping list!)
  • How to Make Apple Butter in a Crockpot
  • Easy Crock Port Apple Butter Recipe (printable recipe card!)
  • Crock Pot Apple Butter Calories and Nutrition

You’ll find all you’ll need to make this apple butter recipe for slow cooker, up next, the shopping list for this homemade apple butter recipe.

You’ll find a shopping list, how to guide, printable recipe card, and nutrition for this easy crock pot apple butter recipe below…

Ingredients for Easy Crock Pot Apple Butter Recipe

We have one secret to making the apple butter in the slow cooker lower in sugar and calories. The apple you choose is the key.

So here’s the key to making apple butter sweet without all the sugar… get sweeter apples!

I like to get Honeycrisp or Gala apples as they are sweeter than Granny Smith. Plus, the key to making apple butter is to break down the apples, so we don’t need a “heartier” apple for this recipe.

Below you will find a shopping list for the crock pot apple butter recipe, I recommend taking a screenshot on your phone so that you have it at your fingertips the next time you go to the grocery store.

Shopping List for Slow Cooker Apple Butter:

  • Sweet apples such as Honeycrisp or Gala
  • Sugar
  • Light brown sugar
  • Cinnamon
  • Nutmeg
  • Ground cloves
  • Salt
  • Pure vanilla extract

In the recipe card you’ll find measurements, there you can also use the handy measurement calculator to double or triple the recipe and do all the math for you.

Now that we’ve defined what is apple butter made with, we can move onto how to make apple butter…

How to Make Apple Butter in a Crockpot

This section you’ll learn how to make apple butter in a crock pot, the directions can also be found in the sharable recipe card in the section below.

This apple butter crockpot recipe is easy to make, and low in calories. Perfect for serving on toast, over oatmeal, in yogurt, and over ice cream.

Easy Crock Pot Apple Butter Recipe

Up next… how to make apple butter in crockpot…

How to Make Apple Butter in the Slow Cooker:

  1. Peel, core and slice the apples, placing into the slow cooker as you work.
  2. To the slow cooker, add the sugars, cinnamon, nutmeg cloves and salt, and mix well.
  3. Cook on low for about 10 hours, stirring occasionally, until the mixture is thickened and dark brown.
  4. Uncover the slow cooker, mix in vanilla and continue cooking uncovered for about 2 hours.
  5. Using an immersion blender, blend the apple butter until smooth. (Or move the mixture to a blender, vent and blend until smooth)
  6. Will holding the fridge for 2 weeks, or in the freezer for 3 months.

Up next, in the apple butter crock pot recipe card you’ll find the measurements, nutrition, and more.

In the recipe card below for the Easy Crock Pot Apple Butter Recipe card you’ll be able to change the measurements so you can double or triple the recipe… It does the math for you!

Easy Crock Pot Apple Butter Recipe

This easy crock pot recipe makes a great gift! We recommend printing out the recipe card below and adding it to the jar of apple butter. This way it’s the gift that keeps on giving!

Make sure to get sweeter apples for this recipe. It helps cut the sugar be half, making this recipe low in calories and healthy.

Easy Crock Pot Apple Butter Recipe

Easy Crock Pot Apple Butter Recipe {LOW CALORIE}

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This low calorie Crock Pot Apple Butter recipe is easy and healthy.
By using sweet apples, you're able to cut the amount of sugar by half!
In this recipe for slow cooker apple butter recipes you'll learn how to make apple butter I a crockpot, for half the calories. You can have 1/8 cup of this slow cooker apple butter for just 22 calories…
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 12 hrs
Total Time 12 hrs 20 mins
Course topping
Cuisine American
Servings 8 cups
Calories 22 kcal

Equipment

  • Immersion Blender

Ingredients
  

  • 6 pounds apples sweet apples such as Honeycrisp or Gala
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar lightly packed
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract

Instructions
 

  • Peel, core and slice the apples, placing into the slow cooker as you work.
  • To the slow cooker, add the sugars, cinnamon, nutmeg cloves and salt, and mix well.
  • Cook on low for about 10 hours, stirring occasionally, until the mixture is thickened and dark brown.
  • Uncover the slow cooker, mix in vanilla and continue cooking uncovered for about 2 hours.
  • Using an immersion blender, blend the apple butter until smooth. (Or move the mixture to a blender, vent and blend until smooth)
  • Will holding the fridge for 2 weeks, or in the freezer for 3 months.

Notes

Nutrition

Calories: 22kcalCarbohydrates: 5.7gProtein: 0.1gFat: 0.1gSaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 8mgPotassium: 25mgFiber: 0.6gSugar: 4.9gCalcium: 2mgIron: 0mg
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Be sure to keep scrolling for the nutrition facts and calories in apple butter…

Crock Pot Apple Butter Calories and Nutrition

This nutrition label is based on the low calorie apple butter recipe supplied above.

It makes 8 cups and you can enjoy 1/8 cup for only 22 calories… or 1/4 cup for just 44 calories!

Crock Pot Apple Butter Calories and Nutrition

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