Heat 1/4 cup butter in large skillet; add shallots, cook uncovered over medium heat for 5 minutes.
Add apples, maple syrup and bourbon, simmer uncovered 3 minutes. Add cider and boil over medium-high heat until most of the liquid has evaporated.
Reduce heat and stir in remaining butter one Tbsp at a time. Stir in sage, nutmeg and cloves.
Serve warm.Servings: 6