Cooking & Recipes


Robert D. Heath, Miami, Florida


About 1-1/2 quarts


8 large Macintosh apples, peeled, cored, and quartered
2-1/2 cups water
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/3 cup seedless raisins


Place the apples in a large Dutch oven. Add water, sugar, and cinnamon. Set on medium – low heat and simmer until tender, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and puree with a rotary beater on slowest speed to the desired consistency.

Stir in the raisins. When the sauce has cooled, pour it into a glass or plastic container and store in the refrigerator. Serve either warm or cold.


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Moved from Syracuse, NY in

Moved from Syracuse, NY in June to Orlando, Fl. I have always made my own applesauce using MacIntosh apples. Since I can't find them down here what would be a close alternate?

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