Granny Smith Apple Sauce

Granny Smith Apple Sauce

Makes 5 to 6 cups


4 pounds Granny Smith apples, peeled and cored
2/3 cup sugar
3 tablespoons fresh squeezed lemon juice
1/2 cup water
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Sprinkle sugar over apples in a bowl. Combine lemon juice and water. Pour over apples; stir gently.

Transfer the apples to heavy bottomed sauce pan. Bring to a boil, cover and reduce heat to low. Cook 10 minutes or just until apples are soft, not mushy.

Stir in cinnamon, allspice and vanilla.

Purée the apples and cooking liquid in food processor until almost smooth, or run through a food mill.

Great served warm over ice cream.

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