4 (1-lb 14-oz each) cans peaches or apricots, drained
3 to 4 cups sugar
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1 teaspoon cloves
Drain fruit and remove pits; puree fruits using blender or food strainer. Pour into crock pot, Add remaining ingredients. Cover and cook on high 8-10 hours. Remove cover during last half of cooking. Stir occasionally.
Variation: Fresh peach or apricot butter: Wash, peel, pit and cook fruit until soft. Add sugar when cooked (using 1/2 to 3/4 cup sugar to each cup of fruit). Add spices and cook as directed above.