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    Applesauce

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    Total Time:

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    35 mins

    15 mins

    20 mins

    AmyZoe's Note:

    I had some apples I wanted to use up, and I found this recipe for homemade applesauce in The Pillsbury Cookbook (1995). I used 1/2 cup turbinado sugar, but otherwise I followed the recipe exactly. This recipe actually calls for 1/2 cup to 3/4 cup of sugar, but I thought 1/2 cup was sweet enough (add more sugar if you prefer). I learned something new...if you want a chunky applesauce, cook the water and sugar with the apples because most fruits keep their shape when cooked in a sugar-water mixture. They become saucelike when cooked in water (and you add the sugar after it's cooked down). Personally, I thought this applesauce was sweet like a dessert, but it's also quite delicious (and your house smells great). Who knew making applesauce could be so simple and delicious compared to the tasteless stuff they sell at the store?

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      In large saucepan, combine apples and water.
    2. 2
      Bring to a boil and cover.
    3. 3
      Simmer over low heat for 15 to 20 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally.
    4. 4
      Stir in cinnamon and sugar and cook until thoroughly heated.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on October 01, 2010

      55

      Very good applesauce. used white sugar and turned out great in no time at all.

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    • on October 24, 2010

      45

      Very good! I used brown sugar and a whole cinnamon stick instead of ground cinnamon. I used my stick blender to smooth it a bit.

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    • on October 02, 2009

      55

      Very tasty! I only used 1/4 cup of brown sugar as I think apples are pretty close to sweet enough already, but followed the instructions otherwise.

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    Nutritional Facts for Applesauce

    Serving Size: 1 (218 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 137.2
     
    Calories from Fat 2
    63%
    Total Fat 0.2 g
    0%
    Saturated Fat 0.0 g
    0%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 1.8 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 36.0 g
    12%
    Dietary Fiber 3.5 g
    14%
    Sugars 31.0 g
    124%
    Protein 0.3 g
    0%

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