- 8 medium tart apples, peeled and quartered
- 1 cup water
- 1 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup red-hot candies
- Place apples and water in a 5-qt. saucepan. Cover and cook over medium-low heat for 15-20 minutes or until tender.
- Mash until sauce is desired consistency. Add sugar and candies. Cook, uncovered, until sugar and candies are dissolved; stirring frequently. Remove from the heat; cool. Refrigerate until serving. Yield: 6 cups.
Reviews for Chunky Cinnamon Applesauce
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"This is AWESOME! Kids had spoons out and eating out of the hot pot! Followed directions only substituting red delicious apples. I thought it was perfect. Beautiful color, taste and texture. Impressive results for very little work. As a Taste of Home volunteer food editor I love trying recipes that involve the whole family. Loved by kids and adults!"
"I have been making this for about 10 years. It is so pretty and easy to make. I do use less of the red hots than it calls for. You only need a little. Kids love this! Candy for dinner? Who knew!"
"Great recipe. Very simple to make homemade applesauce with different flavor. We loved it"