Baked Cinnamon Applesauce

Makes 12 servings.


1 orange
1 lemon
3 pounds Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored, quartered
3 pounds Royal Gala or Braeburn apples, peeled, cored, quartered
3 tablespoons stick butter or margarine, cut into small pieces
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
½ cup Equal® Spoonful*

* May substitute 12 packets Equal sweetener


1. Grate peel of orange and lemon. Place in 3-quart glass or non-corrosive casserole with cover. Squeeze juice from orange and lemon; add to grated peel in casserole. Add apples, butter, cinnamon and nutmeg. Toss to combine.
2. Cover with casserole lid. Bake in preheated 350°F oven 1½ hours. Remove from oven and let stand covered 30 minutes. Carefully remove lid. Stir to break up apples. Stir in Equal®.
3. Serve warm or refrigerate, covered, several hours before serving.

Nutritional Info (per serving):

Calories 129
Protein 0g
Carbohydrate 27g
Fat 3g
Cholesterol 8mg
Sodium 1mg

Food Exchanges: 2 Fruit, ½ Fat

Additional comments:

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