- 4 apples, diced into small chunks (I used Red Delicious)
-1/2 cup apple juice + 1/4 cup
-1/2 cup pineapple juice
-1/2 cup dark brown sugar
-2 cinnamon sticks
- 1 teaspoon corn starch
1. In a large pot, place the diced apple pieces, pineapple juice, 1/2 cup apple juice, 2 cinnamon sticks, and brown sugar. Bring to boil, then reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 30-40 minutes stirring occasionally.
2. In a separate pot, combine the 1/4 cup apple juice with the corn starch, bring to bubbly then add to the larger pot of applesauce. Increase heat until mixture is bubbly (about 10 minutes). Serve warm.
*Applesauce will not be consistency of a Mott's or other applesauce.*
Source: Redbook Magazine, 1989, Mike Ditka's Recipe