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Spiced Crab Apples

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  Vinegar 1 Quart
  Whole cloves 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Cinnamon sticks 2
  Sugar 4 1⁄2 Cup (72 tbs)
  Crab apples 4 Pound

Choose firm, ripe crab apples, free from blemishes.
Do not pare; leave the stems attached.
In a kettle large enough to contain the fruit, combine sugar, vinegar, and spices.
Bring slowly to a boil and cook for 5 minutes.
Add fruit, again bring to a boil, then turn down heat, and cook slowly until apples are tender.
Allow fruit to stand in syrup overnight.
The next day, drain off the syrup and cook it until it is the consistency of honey.
Pack fruit into 1 pint sterilized jars and fill with syrup.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5045 Calories from Fat 46

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g8.5%

Saturated Fat 0.88 g4.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 44.5 mg1.9%

Total Carbohydrates 1266 g422%

Dietary Fiber 2.5 g10.1%

Sugars 899.7 g

Protein 8 g15.3%

Vitamin A 14.7% Vitamin C 243.7%

Calcium 43.6% Iron 40.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Spiced Crab Apples Recipe