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Maple-Cinnamon Applesauce

September/October 2009

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Turn fresh fall apples into delicious maple-and-cinnamon-spiked homemade applesauce with this easy recipe.



READER'S COMMENT:
"This is delicious! LOVE it!!! Try is with a tablespoon of almond butter or a little cheddar cheese! "
Maple-Cinnamon Applesauce Recipe

Makes: About 3 1/2 cups

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Ingredients

  • 6 McIntosh or other tart apples, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 Golden Delicious or other sweet apple, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Preparation

  1. Combine apple pieces and water in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to maintain a simmer. Cover and cook, stirring once or twice, until the apples are very soft and falling apart, about 30 minutes. Mash the apples to the desired consistency and stir in maple syrup and cinnamon.

Tips & Notes

  • Make Ahead Tip: Refrigerate for up to 2 weeks or freeze for up to 6 months.

Nutrition

Per 1/2-cup serving: 77 calories; 0 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 20 g carbohydrates; 0 g protein; 2 g fiber; 1 mg sodium; 127 mg potassium.

Carbohydrate Servings: 1

Exchanges: 1 fruit


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