Try something new and tasty with yogurt, ice cream, pound cake, or oatmeal.
- Total Time:
- Yield: Makes 6 cups
Source: Everyday Food, January/February 2012
- 3 1/2 pounds apples, such as McIntosh, Gala, and Braeburn
- 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- 1 cup chopped prunes
- 2 tablespoons dark-brown sugar
- 4 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
Peel, core, and slice apples.
In a large pot, bring apples, lemon juice, prunes, vanilla and 2 cups water to a boil over high. Reduce heat and simmer until apples are very soft and falling apart, 25 to 30 minutes.
Mash with a potato masher or pulse in a food processor until smooth with small chunks remaining. Add sugar.
Let cool, then transfer applesauce to airtight containers.