Easy Homemade Apple Butter

Cinnamon Raisin
Cinnamon Raisin

This seasonal spread is easily made in a crockpot with sweet apples and fall spices, then perfectly placed on warm, toasted Cinnamon Raisin Bread.



  • 6 lbs. Apples, cored and chopped
  • ¼ C. Apple Cider
  • ½ C. Brown Sugar
  • ½ C. Cane Sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. Ground Cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. Ground Nutmeg (optional)
  • ¼ tsp. Ground Clove (optional)
  • Pinch of Salt
  • 3 tsp. Vanilla Extract
  • Canyon Bakehouse Cinnamon Raisin Bread



  1. Add all of the ingredients to a crockpot and allow them to cook at the standard setting for 10 hours.
  2. To thicken the batch, remove the lid from the crockpot for the last 1-2 hours of cooking.
  3. Work in batches to blend the mixture in a traditional blender, or use an immersion blender.
  4. Fill 3-4 quart lidded jars with the apple sauce. Refrigerate for 2-3 weeks, or freeze for several months.
  5. To serve, spread on toasted slices of Canyon Bakehouse Cinnamon Raisin Bread.


Difficulty: Easy

Prep: 20 min

Cook: 10 hours

Yield: 3 Quarts