Apple Butter Recipes

| 10/15/2015 10:46:00 AM

Connie MooreAutumn air is filled with scents of apples, cinnamon and cider while vats of apple butter cook during hundreds of festivals around the country. No matter whether you purchase the butter at a local festival or store, or make it yourself, baking with it will add rich deep apple flavor to old favorites such as cakes, pies, cookies and even donuts.  

Apple Butter Pie

• 1/2 cup sugar
• 3 tablespoons flour
• 1/2 cup apple butter
• 2 tablespoons butter, melted
• 2 eggs
• 2-1/2 cups milk
• 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
• 1 unbaked 9-inch pastry shell

Combine ingredients (except pastry shell) and beat thoroughly. Pour into pastry shell. Bake in 450 degree F oven for 10 minutes. Reduce oven to 350 degrees F. Bake about 40 minutes more or until set. Cool completely.

Apple Butter Tassies

• 1/2 cup butter
• 3-ounce package cream cheese, softened
• 1 cup flour
• Apple butter
• Chopped walnuts or pecans (optional)