Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  31
  • Protein  0 g
  • Carbohydrates  8 g
  • Fat  0 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  0 mg
  • Potassium  14 mg
  • Phosphorus  1 mg
  • Calcium  1 mg
  • Fiber  0.2 g

Apple Butter

Apple Butter for a delightfully sweet treat you don’t have to feel guilty about. DaVita renal dietitian, Cristin from Pennsylvania, introduces her easy-to-make, low-potassium recipe packed with the flavor, fiber and wholesome goodness of apples.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita renal dietitian Cristin from Pennsylvania.

Portions: 64     Serving size: 1 tablespoon


  • 4-1/2 cups unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon


  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. Mix ingredients in a small roasting pan.
  3. Bake until brown and thickened (approximately 2 hours), stirring occasionally during baking.
  4. Pour into a sterile container and refrigerate or freeze for later use. 

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1/2 fruit, low calorie

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Use as a spread on toast or bagels or as a sauce for pork chops.

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Apple Butter

jrmoreau1 says:


Can anyone tell me the shelf life of apple butter?

Dec. 28, 2013, 11:37 AM - Inappropriate review?

Apple Butter

red5 says:


Why doesn't the nutrition values show up on printed page? Dietitian comment: I printed the recipe and the nutrients were included. Perhaps try again?

Jun. 18, 2013, 2:58 PM - Inappropriate review?

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