|Firm cooking apples||4 Pound (such as Granny Smith)|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Pitted bing cherries||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Amaretto||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Core apples and cut into chunks.
Combine with cherries and cinnamon.
Cook, covered, until apples are soft, about 35 to 45 minutes.
Spoon the mixture into a blender or food processor and blend until smooth.
Repeat until all of mixture is pureed.
Return to pot with sugar to taste.
Boil gently, stirring occasionally, so apples don't stick to bottom of pan, for about 15 minutes, until sauce reduces and thickens a little.
After 10 minutes, add amaretto and continue cooking for 5 minutes longer.
Serve warm or cool.
Refrigerate or freeze if desired.
NOTE TO COOK: Carry to party in storage container or serving bowl.