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Chunky Applesauce - Recipe

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Chunky Applesauce Recipe
  • Peel, core and slice apples.
  • Add 1/2 inch of water to large sauce pan, then add apples.
  • Cook over medium heat until apples become soft. Add cinnamon and vanilla. Cook until consistency is as desired, either chunky or smooth textured.
  • Remove from heat, add sugar and stir until dissolved. Depending on the sweet or tartness of the apples, adjust the amount of sugar to taste.
  • Serve warm or chilled.
  • The texture of the sauce will often depend on the variety of apple, some cook up softer than others, providing a smoother textured sauce. For smoother apple sauce if it is too chunky, place sauce in blender or a food processor and blend until desired consistency.

*Several different apple varieties can be used for additional flavors. in the sauce.

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Container: large sauce pan
Servings: 4
Serving Size: 1 cup
-1/4 cup sugar (adjust to taste)
-3 pounds cooking apples* (10 to 12 medium size)
- water
-1 teaspoon ground cinnamon ( or adjust to taste)
-1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract (optional)