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Hot Spiced Applesauce

Yield 3 cups
Homemade applesauce is easy and delicious, especially when lightly spiced. Serve with grilled pork chops or chicken.


  • 1 (24-ounce) jar applesauce
  • 1 (6-ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 2 tablespoons rum (optional)

How to Make It

  1. Cook applesauce and pineapple over medium heat 5 minutes. Stir in cinnamon, next 3 ingredients, and, if desired, rum. Serve warm.