~ The Best Homemade Kids' Snacks on the Planet: More Than 200 Healthy Homemade Snacks You and Your Kids Will Love
8 c. apples, peeled and cored
4 c. strawberries
1/2 c water
1/3 c. honey
1 t. cinnamon
Coarsely chop apples and strawberries, then place in large saucepan. Add water, honey, and cinnamon and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until apples have softened and berries have broken apart. Remove from heat and cool to room temperature. Transfer mixture to a blender or use an immersion blender to puree fruit to desire consistency, adding more water if desired.
Notes: I prefer my applesauce plain, just cooked and mashed apples with nothing added, but this stuff is a tasty indulgence.