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Spicy Applesauce

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. Cook: 30 min.

Makes

8 cups

We have an apple-picking party every year. It's a bushel of fun, and I always look forward to cooking a batch of this easy applesauce seasoned with cinnamon, cloves and allspice. —Marian Platt, Sequim, Washington
Spicy Applesauce Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 5 pounds tart apples (about 16 medium), peeled and sliced
  • 1 cup apple juice
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves

Directions

  1. In a Dutch oven, combine all ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, 25-35 minutes or until apples are tender, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; mash apples to desired consistency. Serve warm or cold.
    Freeze option: Freeze cooled applesauce in freezer containers. To use, thaw in refrigerator overnight. Serve cold or heat through in a saucepan, stirring occasionally.

Nutrition Facts

2/3 cup: 94 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 3g fiber), 0 protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fruit.

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