Harried Housewife: Apple Pear Sauce

The Harried Housewife's recipe for Apple Pear Sauce

Posted: Nov. 7, 2017 9:12 PM
Updated: Nov. 8, 2017 10:01 AM

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By Cynthia O’Connor O’Hara


3 medium cooking apples, peeled, cored, and coarsely chopped
2 medium pears, peeled, cored, and coarsely chopped
3 tablespoons sugar
1/2 cup cranberry juice cocktail
2 tablespoons water
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 (3- to 3 1/2-inches each) cinnamon sticks

In a medium saucepan, combine apples, pears, sugar, cranberry juice cocktail, water, lemon juice, and cinnamon sticks. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, partially covered, until apples and pears are tender, 10 to 12 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Remove cinnamon sticks. Mash with a potato masher to desired texture. Serve warm or chilled. Makes about 2 cups.


Copyright © 2017 by Cynthia O’Connor O’Hara

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