Best Apples for Apple butter

What’s everybody’s favorite go-to apple for making apple butter and why?

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I like drier high brix apples, less to cook down. Chestnut crab, Golden Russet Spitzenburg have done well for me


Core and slice Liberties and cook them until they thicken. Season if desired but no sugar is needed. Leave the peels on and blend with an immersion blender.

Makes a very flavorful, colorful, and sweet applesauce with not too much cooking.