Spread it on bread!
Peel, core and quarter apples. Combine with the water in a large stockpot and cook until tender. Place cooked apples in blender or food processor and blend until smooth.
Combine pureed apples, sugar, cinnamon, cloves and salt in a slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours. Stir occasionally.
Spoon into freezer containers, cover and cool. Refrigerate or freeze.
Note: For thicker butter uncover and summer until thick.
Recipe is courtesy of: FoodDay (The Oregonian)