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Chunky Cranberry Applesauce

 Chunky Cranberry Applesauce
I love to cook and even have a food column in two area newspapers. This crimson-colored relish is a "must" during the holidays.
10 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Cook: 35 min.


  • 6 cups chopped peeled apples
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons red-hot candies
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg


  • In a large saucepan, combine the apples, cranberries and water. Cook
  • over medium heat until the berries pop, about 15 minutes. Reduce
  • heat; simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes or until apples are tender.
  • Stir in raisins, brown sugar, red-hots, cinnamon and nutmeg. Simmer,
  • uncovered, for 5-10 minutes or until candies are dissolved. Serve
  • warm or refrigerate until serving. Yield: 5 cups.