Cranberry Applesauce Two Ways


Yield

Makes 8 servings

Ingredients

2 pounds McIntosh apples, peeled, cored and chopped
2 cups fresh or frozen cranberries
1 cup light brown sugar
1 tablespoon unsalted butter
2 cups fresh or frozen cranberries
1 cup brown sugar
1 tablespoon unsalted butter
2-1/2 cups prepared applesauce

Preparation

  1. Cook apples, cranberries, sugar and 1 cup water in 5-quart pot over medium-high heat for 40 minutes, stirring often, until cranberries have popped and apples are broken down or very soft and can be mashed against the side of the pot. Stir in butter until melted. Serve at room temperature or chilled.
  2. If you like smooth applesauce, use a blender or immersible mixer to purée mixture to a silky consistency before serving.
  3. Cook cranberries, sugar and 1/2 cup water in medium saucepan over medium-high heat for 25 minutes, stirring occasionally, until cranberries have popped and sauce has thickened. Stir in butter until melted. Stir in prepared applesauce. Serve at room temperature or chilled.

Nutritional Information

Calories 184
Calories from Fat 8 %
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 4 mg
Carbohydrate 44 g
Fiber 4 g
Sodium 12 mg

Dietary Exchange

Fruit 3

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