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Paradise Cran-Applesauce

 Paradise Cran-Applesauce
Appealing apple slices peek through a tangy ruby-red cranberry sauce in this simple but extraordinary side dish. Whether I use this recipe for a holiday dinner or to spark up a Sunday supper, it wouldn't be a feast without a bowl of beautiful and delicious Paradise Cran-Applesauce! -Sallie McQuay, Sayre, Pennsylvania
8-10 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Cook: 1 hour


  • 4 cups fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 8 cups sliced peeled tart apples
  • 2 cups sugar


  • In a covered saucepan, simmer cranberries and water for 20-25 minutes
  • or until tender. Press through a sieve or food mill; return to the
  • saucepan.
  • Add apples; covered and simmer for 35-40 minutes or until apples are
  • tender but retain their shape. Add sugar. Simmer for 5 minutes,
  • stirring occasionally. Yield: 8-10 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 224 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1 mg sodium, 58 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, trace protein.