+

Slow Cooker Blueberry Butter

Ingredients (5)

  • 8 cups pureed fresh blueberries (about 3 dry quarts)
  • 2 cups sugar
  • Finely grated zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
Try Amazon Fresh
Nutritional Information
  • Calories282
  • Fat0.57g
  • Saturated fat0.08g
  • Trans fat
  • Carbs72.7g
  • Fiber4.13g
  • Sugar64.84g
  • Protein1.21g
  • Cholesterol
  • Sodium2.21mg
  • Nutritional Analysis per serving (8 servings) Powered by

Get fresh food news delivered to your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to receive the latest tips, tricks, recipes and more, sent twice a week.

Slow Cooker Blueberry Butter

In this old-fashioned fruit butter recipe, a puree of fresh blueberries cooks down for at least 4 hours in the slow cooker. Sugar, lemon, cinnamon, and nutmeg join the berries in the last hour of cooking.

Instructions

  1. 1Add the blueberries to the crock of a slow cooker, cover, and set to low.
  2. 2Check after 4 hours—the mixture should be a cooked-down puree. Give it more time as necessary, up to 4 hours more.
  3. 3About an hour before the butter is done, add the sugar, lemon zest and juice, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  4. 4Ladle into sterilized jars and can according to the manufacturer’s instructions, or into an airtight container to store in the fridge.
Load Comments

Recommended from Chowhound

How to Stick to Healthy Eating Resolutions for the New Year
Guides

How to Stick to Healthy Eating Resolutions for the New Year

by Brianne Garrett | New year, new me. It’s a popular mantra that we all tell ourselves going into a new year—vowing that...

5 Plant-Based Swaps for the Carbs You Crave
Guides

5 Plant-Based Swaps for the Carbs You Crave

by Gretchen Lidicker | Trying to cut carbohydrates? There are plenty of great plant-based substitutes for your favorite carbs...

13 Easy Ingredient Swaps for Healthier Cooking
Guides

13 Easy Ingredient Swaps for Healthier Cooking

by Dan McKay and Jen Wheeler | These easy, healthy ingredient swaps are proof that eating healthy doesn't have to be a chore. Even...