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Chunky Cinnamon Applesauce Recipe

Chunky Cinnamon Applesauce Recipe

As a young girl, I was amazed when Mom transformed fresh apples into this delightful, lovely mixture. I'm not sure if I liked it so much because it was made with candies or because it tasted wonderful. -Barbara Hyatt, Folsom, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 20 min. YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 medium tart apples, peeled and quartered
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup red-hot candies

Directions

  • 1. Place apples and water in a 5-qt. saucepan. Cover and cook over medium-low heat for 15-20 minutes or until tender.
  • 2. 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.