READY IN: 8hrs 30mins
Recipe by debbillem

Old family favorite. I always make for my Dad to have all winter. Very good and quite easy.

Top Review by sumwontoluv

the second time i made this i had to skip the apple juice.
i found it to be much better.
it is just a personal preference: i do not care for pineapple juice.
thanks again for sharing.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Simmer meat in small amount of water until tender.
  2. Simmer until 3/4 cups broth remains.
  3. Cool meat and grind finely with suet.
  4. Add apples and raisins to meat mixture.
  5. Combine remaining ingredients except vinegar and butter in a saucepan, heat to boiling then add vinegar and butter.
  6. Put all ingredients in large roaster, put in 275 oven covered for 6-7 hours.
  7. Stir occasionally.
  8. Put enough for pie (or cookies!) in freezer bags, freezes very well.

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