Chunky Homemade Applesauce
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A homemade applesauce with a chunky texture.
Recipe type: snacks
Serves: 3
  • 5 medium granny smith apples
  • ½ lemon
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • ⅓ cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • dash salt
  1. Peel and core apples, and slice into very thin slices.
  2. Place slices in a small pot, and add the cinnamon stick. Squeeze the juice of half a lemon into the apples, then remove 2-3 large chunks of the lemon peel and add the peel to the pot.
  3. Add sugar and water. Bring to a boil and cook until apples are soft and cooked through.
  4. Remove lemon peel, cinnamon, and excess water. Process apples to desired texture using a potato masher, food processor, blender, or sharp knife.
  5. Serve warm or pour into three half-pint jars and chill.
Recipe by Jens Favorite Cookies at