VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- 5 medium Gala apples, peeled and cubed
- 1 cup fresh or frozen cranberries
- 1/3 cup water
- 5 tablespoons sugar
- 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
- In a large saucepan, combine the apples, cranberries, water and sugar. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until apples are tender and the berries pop, stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat; stir in orange peel. Mash until sauce is desired consistency. Serve warm or cold. Yield: 4 cups.
Originally published as Cranberry Applesauce in Healthy Cooking August/September 2008, p45