Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 1 hr

my mother's mother did not cook much. THis was one of the few tattered recipes I found originally written in her hand.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pare and quarter apples.
  2. Put in saucepan with orange peel and cover partly.
  3. Cook until soft.
  4. Add sugar and continue cooking until sugar dissolves.
  5. Remove orange peel and serve with cinnamon.


Most Helpful

Easy to make and we liked it. Found it more like apple butter than apple sauce though. The point of using orange peel is a mystery. No taste of orange, it did, in my opinion, not add anything to the recipe. The apple sauce was not overly sweet which we appreciated. Had some warm with ice-cream, very nice, and will use the rest as a substitute for butter in a cake. Made for PAC Fall '07. Thanks for posting.

Chef Dudo September 13, 2007

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