*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                                Apple Butter
 
 Recipe By     : Sue Klapper
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Canning, Preserves, Etc.
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    6      pounds        cooking apples
    6      cups          apple juice
    3      cups          sugar
    2      teaspoons     cinnamon
      1/2  teaspoon      ground cloves
    1      teaspoon      fresh lemon juice
 
 Core and thinly slice apples into a large heavy saucepan.  Add apple
 juice and cook until soft, about 30 minutes.  Pour apples into a large
 sieve and press until all fruit passes through and leaves skin.  Discard
 skin.  Repeat process until all apples are sieved.  Return pulp to the
 heavy saucepan and boil gently, stirring frequently, until thick. S tir
 in sugar, spices, and lemon juice.  Cook, stirring over low heat about 1
 hour.  Pour into sterilized 1/2 pint jars leaving 1/4 inch heqadspace;
 adjust lids and process in a boiling water bath for 10 minutes after
 water comes to a boil.  You can successfully make half this recipe if
 desired.  Make 8 - 1/2 pints.  Source:  Miriam B. Loo’s Home Canning
 Guide.
 
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