3 to 4 pounds of peeled, cored, roughly chopped Granny Smith apples (or other good cooking apple such as Jonagold, Suncrisp, Fuji, Jonathan,
1 1/2 cups to 2 cups fresh or frozen cranberries
2 Tbsp. lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 cup of brown sugar
1/2 cup white sugar
1 cup water or apple cider
1/2 teaspoon salt
Place all of the ingredients in a large (5-quart) pot. Bring to a boil, lower heat to a simmer and cover. Cook 20-30 minutes, or until the apples can easily be mashed.
Remove from heat. Mash the apples and cranberries with a potato masher to the consistency you want.
Serve hot as a side to pork or turkey or serve hot or cold as a dessert with some vanilla ice cream.
Store in the refrigerator for a couple of weeks, or freeze Cranberry Applesauce for up to a year.
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