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Amaretto Applesauce

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  Firm cooking apples 4 Pound (such as Granny Smith)
  Cinnamon 2 Teaspoon
  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.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2184 Calories from Fat 27

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g4.9%

Saturated Fat 0.54 g2.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 106.4 mg4.4%

Total Carbohydrates 563 g187.6%

Dietary Fiber 48.9 g195.7%

Sugars 476.2 g

Protein 5 g10.4%

Vitamin A 20.2% Vitamin C 139.7%

Calcium 36.2% Iron 34.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Amaretto Applesauce Recipe