Chunky Applesauce

Oxmoor House
We left the skins on the McIntosh apples to provide texture and color to this favorite fruit dish.

Yield:

14 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 117
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 0.1 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 0.3 g
Carbohydrate 29.9 g
Fiber 4.3 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 6.4 mg
Sodium 0.0 mg
Calcium 7 mg

Ingredients

Cooking spray
4 pounds Golden Delicious apples, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch slices
2 pounds McIntosh apples, cut into 1/2-inch slices
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup sugar
6 (3-inch) cinnamon sticks
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup unsalted butter (optional)

Preparation

1. Coat a 5-quart electric slow cooker with cooking spray. Combine apples, next 4 ingredients (through juice), and butter, if desired, in slow cooker. Cover and cook on LOW for 6 hours. Stir until desired consistency. Serve warm or chilled.

Ingredient Tip: For chunkier applesauce, do not mash the mixture after cooking.

Note:

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September 2012