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Apple Butter Mix

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


about 1-1/4 cups

“I've gotten so many requests for my recipe that I started making homemade mixes and giving them away as gifts.” Anyone will be happy to receive this delightful spread from Jessica Willhite of Cusseta, Georgia.


  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS (for each batch):
  • 4 large tart apples, peeled and chopped
  • 1 cup unsweetened apple juice


  1. In a small bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Store in an airtight container in a cool, dry place for up to 4 months. Yield: 4 batches (about 1 cup total).
  2. To prepare apple butter: In a large saucepan, bring apples and apple juice to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5-7 minutes or until apples are tender. Drain; mash with a potato masher. Stir in 1/4 cup mix until sugar is dissolved. Cover and refrigerate for up to 5 days.

Nutrition Facts

1 tablespoon: 38 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 17mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 1g fiber), 0 protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch.

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