"Red Hot" Applesauce

READY IN: 2hrs 15mins
Recipe by Clifford Boren

Cinnamonophiles will love this one. Try it on French toast.

Top Review by J-Lynn

Very, very tasty! My mom used to do this... I used macintosh apples and regular white sugar. I have a food mill, so I cooked the apples and pureed them before adding anything else. I melted the candies in a small pan, then added them to the applesauce. After tasting that, I determined how much sugar I needed. (Not much.)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Core the apples, but it isn't necessary to peel them.
  2. I like the texture of having the peels in the sauce.
  3. Dice them very fine.
  4. Tumble everything into a large pot and bring to a boil.
  5. Reduce to the slowest simmer you can arrange on your stove so the sauce won't burn on the bottom of the pot.
  6. Cover, stirring occasionally, until you reach the consistency you want.
  7. The longer, the finer texture.
  8. I usually cook it about 3 hours.

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