Apple Pie Filling
You can add as many apples as you want to make this sauce as thick as you like it.
INGREDIENTS | YIELD 5 QUARTS
5 cups water
5 cups sugar
1½ cups cornstarch
½ cup lemon juice
1 tablespoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon nutmeg
½ teaspoon allspice
10 medium-sized apples
Add 3 cups of the water (leaving 2 cups) and all of the sugar to a large pot.
Mix cornstarch with the remaining water, lemon juice, and spices. Pour into the hot syrup, stirring constantly until thickened.
Slice apples into the syrup and cook over medium to low heat for 20 minutes.
Pour mixture into sterile jars. Process 25 minutes in a hot water bath.