Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Spiced Apple Rings

Last weekend we picked 2 big bags of apples from my in-laws' overflowing apple trees. Monday I made applesauce which was really simple- apples, water, cinnamon sticks, couple grates of nutmeg and just let it go on the stove for half an hour. Yesterday I made spiced apple rings, super easy and a total jumpstart to fall-winter spices.

Recipe for Apple Rings:

1/2 cup red hot candies
1/2 cup sugar
4 cups water
cinnamon stick
10 whole cloves
5-6 apples peeled, cored and sliced in rings

Put everything but the apples in a large skillet. Cook and stir until all of the candy and sugar is disolved, then add apples and cook just until soft. I canned mine, but they last quite a while in the fridge too.

I use this to peel, core and slice my apples. You gotta be nuts to do it by hand!

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