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Chunky Applesauce

Oxmoor House

Yield 14 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)
We left the skins on the McIntosh apples to provide texture and color to this favorite fruit dish.

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)

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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.

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

Cook's Notes

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