Peach Butter

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by sparkles2307, Jun 2, 2011.

  1. sparkles2307

    sparkles2307 Terd of Hurtles

    Hey hey my compadres!

    I was freezer cleaning and found 3 big freezer bags of sliced peaches that I need to use up!

    How can I make easy peach butter? I "think" they are peeled but I cant remember if I peeled them or not....
  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
    My Coop
    Don't know, but I'd like to know too!
  3. sparkles2307

    sparkles2307 Terd of Hurtles

    I know the basic idea, but I guess what I really want to know is, do the peels HAVE to go?

    If I was lazy and didn't peel them before freezing them its going to be a PITA to get the peels out of that mess!

    If it goes in the crock pot does that make it a hot mess?
  4. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

    Jul 17, 2009
    I just cooked them and purred it all. I think I cooked it for like 24 hours though.
  5. BarefootMom

    BarefootMom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 20, 2010
    Half Way, Missouri
  6. Chickenberry

    Chickenberry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:I love this Pick Your Own canning site... I saved it just recently for a blackberry jam recipe.

    Mmmm... peach butter! Let me know how it turns out!
  7. sparkles2307

    sparkles2307 Terd of Hurtles

    I'm excited cause we LOVE pear butter so this should be good too!
  8. mom22alcorns

    mom22alcorns Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 29, 2011
    Kansas City, Kansas
    I have never peeled mine. I just kind of chop them up in hunks and cook until squishy enough for me to run my hand blender through everything then season it and continue cooking until it is so thick I can stand a spoon up in it...[​IMG] Good stuff!
  9. 2DogsFarm

    2DogsFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 10, 2009
    NW Indiana
    I used peeled frozen peaches to make peach butter in my crockpot.
    Easy-peasy - just peaches, sugar and some ginger - cooked on Low overnight, then took off the lid to let it cook down some.
    I stored it in the freezer and just used up the last jar.

    When I froze unpeeled peaches they collapsed into mush when I thawed them.
    I imagine I could have scraped the fruit out of that mess before cooking.
    If not, then how would you get the peels out of the finished peach butter?
  10. arabianequine

    arabianequine Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 4, 2010
    I am sure it would be smoother spread with the peel off. If you can I would. If you can't make sure you do next time if you are gonna use it for a fruit butter.

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