Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 45 mins
Cook 20 mins

This is delicious. It can be eaten straight out of the jar, baked in a pie shell, served over ice cream, etc. It is tricky to NOT make a mess, but it is so worth the stickiness!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat 7 1 quart jars while peeling the apples, I pour lemon juice on them to keep them from browning. Once the apples are peeled mix the sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt and water in a large kettle. Heat this over high heat, stirring almost constantly. Bring to a boil, remove the jars from the boiling water and fill with the raw apples. When the sauce is ready it will be clear and thick. Pour the sauce over the apples in the jars, using a knife around the edges to release air bubbles. Fill to 3/4 of an inch from the top. Wipe the rims, place lids on jars, boil in a boiling water bath for twenty minutes. Sometimes they do ooze after being removed from the heat, these I put in the refrigerator and they are eaten first!
Most Helpful

This is the most wonderful stuff I have ever made. It is messy and peeling all those apples is VERY time consuming. I made some last season and ran out months ago. Great to have in the cupboard for last minute apple pies. My children loved this heated up and put on top of pancakes and waffles. This year I am going to double my batch, even though that means double apples also!!

Lighthouskeepr30 September 22, 2010

Absolutely delicious and easy. This recipe is now a part of my regular fall canning.

tff October 11, 2009