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Cinnamon-Maple Applesauce

Yield 8 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)
Use any apple variety or a combination of them. We enjoyed a mixture of Granny Smith for tartness and Rome for sweetness. Serve with roast pork or chicken, or atop French toast or waffles.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 8 cups chopped peeled apple (about 8 medium apples)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Nutrition Information

  • calories 166
  • caloriesfromfat 2 %
  • fat 0.3 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.1 g
  • protein 0.4 g
  • carbohydrate 43.3 g
  • fiber 1.8 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.6 mg
  • sodium 4 mg
  • calcium 35 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine syrup and 1/2 cup water in a Dutch oven; bring to a boil. Add apple, cinnamon, and nutmeg; cover and cook over medium-low heat 25 minutes or until tender. Mash apples with a potato masher. Cook, uncovered, 20 minutes or until most of liquid evaporates. Serve warm or chilled.