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Chunky Cinnamon-Orange Applesauce

Rated as 4.67 out of 5 Stars

"A must-have recipe for the Jewish holidays or any time! Not to mention it's the perfect counterpart to your favorite potato latke recipe! Serve warm or chilled."
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50 m servings 135
Original recipe yields 12 servings (6 cups)


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  1. Cook apples and orange juice in a large heavy pot over medium heat, stirring frequently, until apples begin to soften, about 10 minutes. Stir white sugar, brown sugar, cinnamon, orange zest, lemon zest, nutmeg, and lemon juice into apples. Cook, stirring often, until applesauce is chunky and thickened, about 25 minutes. Serve warm or chilled.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 135 calories; 0.2 35.8 0.7 0 2 Full nutrition

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We eat a lot of cooked apples, and I think this may be the best that I've ever had. The citrus zest and juice are what make this so awesome. In the future, I will cut back a little on the whit...

Excellent Recipe! Totally Delicious! The lemon and orange zest adds a unexpected zing that guests don't expect.

Yummy! Made it up to stir in my oatmeal. I cut down on the white sugar but very delicious.

made it as written and very good with more flavor than traditional apple sauce. I have made it two more times using rum (2 oz.) or absinth (2oz). Good both ways.

Wonderful! This is an amazing chunky applesauce! I plan on serving it warm topped with vanilla ice cream for a dessert and also using it for breakfast topped with granola. I used 3/4 cup raw ...