Apple Cranberry Sauce

  • Serves

    makes About 2 Cups


The cranberries add a nice tangy twist to otherwise ordinary applesauce.


  • 5 cortland or other sweet tart cooking apples, peeled, cored, and coarsely chopped
  • Juice from 1⁄2 lemon
  • 12 cup fresh or thawed frozen cranberries
  • 3-4 tbsp. sugar
  • 3 pinches ground cinnamon


Step 1

Preheat oven to 375°. Put apples into a large bowl. Add lemon juice, cranberries, sugar, and cinnamon, and mix well.

Step 2

Transfer to a medium glass or ceramic baking dish, cover with foil, and bake, stirring occasionally, until apples are very soft, 1–1 1⁄2 hours.

Step 3

Remove dish from oven and gently break up apples and cranberries with the back of a wooden spoon. Serve at room temperature or chilled.

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