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Spiced Applesauce

No recipe image available.Easy to make and with 40% fewer calories than purchased applesauce, and you can choose your favorite apples for flavor.

Recipe Ingredients:

3 1/2 pounds tart cooking apples (about 8 large), peeled, cored and chopped
1/2 cup water
1 cup Equal® Spoonful*
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon salt

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine apples and water in large saucepan; heat to boiling. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, 20 to 25 minutes or until apples are tender.
  2. Mash apples coarsely with fork. Stir in Equal®, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Serve warm, or refrigerate and serve chilled.

Makes 10 servings.

*May substitute 24 packets Equal sweetener

Note: Amount of Equal® may vary depending on tartness of apples.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/10 of recipe): calories 104, protein 0 g, carbohydrate 27 g, fat 1 g, cholesterol 0 mg, sodium 14 mg.

Food Exchanges: 1 1/2 fruit.

Recipe provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation ® and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal®

Information on the artificial sweetener Aspartame.