Drain fruit and de-pit. Puree using blender or food processor. Pour in to the crock-pot. Add remaining ingredients. Cover; cook on High 8 to 10 hours. Remove cover during last half of cooking. Stir occasionally. Store in refrigerator.
Variation: Fresh Peach or Apricot Butter - Wash, peel, pit and cook fruit til soft. Add sugar when cooked [using /2 to 3/4 c sugar to each cup of fruit]. Add spices and cook as directed in recipes.