Maple-Cinnamon Applesauce

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Maple-Cinnamon Applesauce

Turn fresh fall apples into delicious maple-and-cinnamon-spiked homemade applesauce with this easy recipe.

Yield: about 3 1/2 cups
Active Time: 20
Total Time: 50

Ingredients

  • 6 McIntosh or other tart apples, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 Golden Delicious or other sweet apple, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Preparation

Combine apple pieces and water in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to maintain a simmer. Cover and cook, stirring once or twice, until the apples are very soft and falling apart, about 30 minutes. Mash the apples to the desired consistency and stir in maple syrup and cinnamon.

Tips & Notes

  • Make Ahead Tip: Refrigerate for up to 2 weeks or freeze for up to 6 months.

Nutrition

Nutrition Per Serving

calories 77
fat 0 g (0 g sat, 0 g mono)
cholesterol 0 mg
carbohydrates 20 g
protein 0 g
fiber 2 g
sodium 1 mg
potassium 127 mg

Nutrition Bonus

Carbohydrate Serving 1

Exchanges 1 fruit

From EatingWell September/October 2009