Cinnamon Applesauce Recipe With Orange

Orange juice and orange peel make this cinnamon applesauce recipe extraordinary.

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  • 5 cups sliced Granny Smith apples
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons grated orange peel
  • 1/3 to 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  • In 3-quart microwave-safe bowl, combine apples, orange juice and orange peel.
  • Cover with plastic wrap; vent and microwave on High (100 percent) for 12 to 14 minutes, or until apples are tender.
  • Stir in sugar and cinnamon.
  • Cover and let stand 5 minutes.

Note: For smoother applesauce, purée cooked mixture in blender or food processor.

Yields 3 cups.