4 lbs apples
Golden Delicious, Granny Smith, Macintosh
use an assortment of apples
(about 18 peeled and cored and chopped)
4 cups sugar
2 tablespoons apple pie spice
(add more to taste)
1 cup apple juice
1 bottle of apple sauce
(about 16 oz)
Combine all the ingredients and add to a slow cooker cook on high for 6 hours. Take off the lid and allow to cook another two hours. Makes about 6 half pint or 3 pint jars.
Ladle hot butter into hot jars leaving about 1/2 inch head space. Remove air bubbles. Process 10 minutes in water bath.
** Note from Chella The processing time listed is for altitudes of 1,000 feet or less. For altitudes up to 3,000 feet, add 5 minutes; 6,000 feet, add 10 minutes; 8,000 feet, add 15 minutes; 10,000 feet, add 20 minutes.**