It’s that time of year; sweet treats take center stage at parties and family gatherings. Gluten free doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the fun or deny yourself a few sweets. Here’s an excellent treat I put together to take to a cookie exchange.
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Crock Pot Apple Butter INGREDIENTS SERVINGS 32 YIELD 4 pints 5 1⁄2 lbs apples , peeled and finely chopped (I use 3-4 different types of apples) 4 cups sugar 2 -3 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1⁄4 teaspoon ground cloves 1⁄4 teaspoon salt Place apples in a large bowl. Combine sugar, cinnamon, cloves and salt. Pour over apples and mix well. Place in crock pot, cover and cook on high for 1 hour. Decrease heat to low; cover and cook on low for 9-11 hours or until thickened and dark brown. Stir occasionally. Uncover and cook on low for 1 hour longer. If desired, whisk until smooth. Spoon into freezer containers, leaving 1/2-inch head space. Cover and freeze.