Peel, core and slice a lot of apples, Winesap is best, using your old-fashioned apple peeler. Place lg. pot of apples, adding 1-2 c. water, on stove and cook until soft. Pour into blender or food processor to blend to a consistency of apple sauce. Measure 2 qts. apple sauce pulp out into crockpot. Add sugar and spices stirring all together. Turn crockpot on high; leave uncovered and slowly cook down to the thickness you desire in apple butter; 8-24 hrs., whenever you get back to it. Pour hot apple butter into sterilized jars and seal lids.
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