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Chunky Homemade Applesauce

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Homemade applesauce is richly flavored, tart and sweet, almost like apple pie filling, and a world apart from store-bought.

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Total Cooking Time

4

Ingredients
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Ingredients
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Servings:
4
Serves 4
14 1/2 cups
1/3 cup
Brown Sugar , lightly packed
Dark Brown Sugar
to taste
Ground Cinnamon
(optional)
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Directions

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Step 1
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
Step 2
Wash, peel, core the Apples (14 1/2 cups) . Cut apples into 1-inch chunks.
Step 3
Cut the Unsalted Butter (3 Tbsp) into 1/4-inch chunks.
Step 4
Place the apples in a 9x13-inch baking dish. Scatter the Brown Sugar (1/3 cup) and chunks of butter evenly over top.
Step 5
Cover tightly with aluminum foil and bake for 45 to 50 minutes, tossing once halfway through, until the apples are very tender.
Step 6
Mash the apples with a potato masher or fork. Taste the apples. If the applesauce is too tart, add more brown sugar little by little until the flavors are balanced
Step 7
Sprinkle some Ground Cinnamon (to taste) , and enjoy! The applesauce can be frozen in an airtight container for up to 3 months.

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