*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
 
                                Apple Butter
 
 Recipe By     : Graham Kerr
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Misc
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    4      medium        Granny Smith apples -- or Winesap
      1/4  cup           unsweetened applesauce
      1/4  cup           water
      1/8  cup           raisins
      1/4  cup           brown sugar
      1/8  teaspoon      cinnamon
    1      teaspoon      lemon rind -- grated
           dash          ground cloves
           dash          ground allspice
      1/4  teaspoon      nutmeg -- freshly grated
 
 Peel, core & slice apples.
 
 Combine apples, juice, water & raisins. Bring to a boil. Cover & simmer
 until apples are softened (about 1 1/2 hours). Process until
 smooth & return to the saucepan. Continue to simmer on very low
 heat. Add rest & cook another 30 minutes until very thick & a nice
 dark brown.
 
 To Microwave (for 650 watt oven): Combine apples, juice, water
 & raisins in casserole. Microwave on high (100%), covered, for 10 minutes.
 Stir halfway through. Process until smooth. Add remaining ingredients &
 microwave on medium (50%), covered,another 10 minutes. Stir halfway through.
 Uncover & cook on medium another 3 minutes or until it has thickened to 
 your liking.
 
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