Homemade Apple Butter Recipe

This homemade apple butter recipe is so easy to make that it’s almost a no-brainer. You don’t even have to stand over the stove stirring. All you need is your favorite apples, a few other ingredients, and a microwave. With just a little bit of effort and time, you can have a delicious apple butter that is perfect for toast, waffles, pancakes, oatmeal, and so much more. So go ahead and give this recipe a try—you won’t be disappointed.

Ingredients used:

For 1 people

  • 6 cups - Apples, halved or quartered
  • 1 teaspoon - Cinnamon

Recipe steps:

  • Place the apples in a large microwave-safe pot and cover with a lid.
  • Cook, covered, in the microwave for 15-20 minutes or until the apples are soft.
  • Run the apples through a food mill or sieve. You can also use a hand-cranked strainer.
  • The resulting applesauce should be quite thick and very good.
  • If you want it to be more like apple butter, add the cinnamon and return it to the microwave for half an hour or until the desired color and thickness is achieved.

Homemade apple butter is so simple and easy to make, yet so delicious. It’s perfect for adding to toast, waffles, pancakes, oatmeal and more. Give this recipe a try and you’ll be sure to fall in love with its amazing homemade taste. Enjoy!