How to cook apple butter
12 coking apples (peeled, cored, and chopped)
1 1/2 quarts apple cider
1/3 cup red cinnamon candies
1 1/3 cup sugar
1 Tbs cider vinegar
1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp cloves
Combine apples, cider, and candies in a Dutch Oven and bring to a boil.
Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for one hour or until apples are tender.
Drain apples and mash.
Return mashed apples to the Dutch Oven and add sugar, vinegar, cinnamon, and cloves.
Cook for another 45-50 minutes until thickened.
Remove from heat and ladle apple butter into hot sterilized jars.
Process in a boiling-water bath for ten minutes.