Eldress Bertha Lindsay was one of the last surviving residents at Canterbury Shaker Village. She liked to make this sauce with Baldwin apples. We tested it with Pink Lady apples, which are easier to find.
Combine first 5 ingredients in a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 35 minutes or until soft. Discard cinnamon stick. Mash with a potato masher to desired consistency. Stir in salt and extract.