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Gluten-Free Maple Apple Butter

Recipe Author : Rebecca Taig
This Gluten-Free Apple Butter is the BEST recipe ever!  Made without dairy, gluten, or any refined sugar! Packed with sweet maple flavor and hints of cinnamon spice. 
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Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 6 hrs
Total Time 6 hrs 15 mins
Servings 32 people
Calories 52 kcal


  • 8 large apples
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  • Wash and core the apples, dicing them into small chunks. No peeling!
  • Place the apples into a large slow cooker, turning the temperature to high.
  • In a glass measuring cup, add the honey and microwave the soften for 10 seconds. Pour the honey over the top of the apples.
  • Apple the remaining ingredients to the slow cooker: maple syrup, cinnamon, vanilla, lemon juice, and salt. Stir the apples until fully coated.
  • Cover with a lid and cook on high for 4 hours.
  • After 4 hours remove the lid and puree' with an immersion blender until smooth. If you do not have an immersion blender, you can use a blender or food processor to purée the apples, about 2 minutes on high speed.
  • Return the purée to the crockpot, cover with the lid, and continue to cook on high for another 2 hours.
  • Turn off the slow cooker and allow the apple butter to come to room temperature.
  • Store the apple butter in glass containers in the refrigerator, for up to two weeks.


Serving: 1tablespoonCalories: 52kcalCarbohydrates: 13gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 19mgPotassium: 72mgFiber: 1gSugar: 11gVitamin A: 30IUVitamin C: 3mgCalcium: 10mgIron: 1mg
Keyword apple, apple butter, dairy free, gluten free
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