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Chunky Applesauce

Rated as 4.64 out of 5 Stars

"There's just something extra special about homemade applesauce. This simple recipe is tart and not too sweet. It makes the perfect side dish, especial will pork chops, or pork roast. --Deborah Amrine, Grand Haven, Michigan"
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Ingredients

45 m servings
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. In a Dutch oven, combine all the ingredients. Cover and cook over medium-low heat for 30 to 40 minutes or until apples are tender, stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat; mash apples (a potato masher works well) until sauce is desired consistency. Serve warm or cold.

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Most helpful positive review

Easy and delicious! My only modification was about 3/4 C of water, which I let most of boil off during the last 20 minutes or so of cooking. My husband & I both loved it - I will definitely make...

Most helpful critical review

This was a little too sweet for my taste. The cinnamon also was overpowering the apple taste and the color was unappetizing (brown). I will not make this recipe again.

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Easy and delicious! My only modification was about 3/4 C of water, which I let most of boil off during the last 20 minutes or so of cooking. My husband & I both loved it - I will definitely make...

I love fried apple slices, but this is a much healthier alternative. The brown sugar/vanilla combo can't be beat! Added about a tblsp of water to start the cooking process, but uncovered the a...

Loved this! I tried a couple different kinds of apples. Granny smith worked and tasted the best. Also used turbinado sugar.

Every time I've made this recipe, it goes way too quickly! I've seen 4 people make 8 large apple's worth of this disappear amazingly fast! Really good on top of angel food cake too!

I decreased the sugar by half, doubled the vanilla, and left the peel on. Success!!!

Loved this applesauce - a huge hit with my kids too! I didn't change a thing.

I liked this recipe, but did make a few alterations. I used more apples, but less sugar. I used Splenda 1/2 and 1/2 brown sugar, the same amount of vanilla and a bit more cinnamon. I didn't peel...

This is ridiculously good. A little on the sweet side, but if that is what you are looking for, this recipe is amazing. I think you could cut the sugar in half (or even almost out) and have a ...

This was a little too sweet for my taste. The cinnamon also was overpowering the apple taste and the color was unappetizing (brown). I will not make this recipe again.