- 4 lbs . Apples, cored and peeled
- 1 c . Water
- 2 tbsp . Lemon Juice
- 1/2 c. Sugar (more or less depending on preference)
- Pinch of Salt
- 1 tsp . Ground Cinnamon
- ½ tsp . Vanilla Extract
Core and peel the apples; then cut them into uniform chunks and place in a large pot.
Add the water, lemon juice, sugar, salt, cinnamon and vanilla extract. Mix well.
Bring the contents to a boil over high heat; then reduce heat, cover pot and simmer 20-30 minutes, stirring occasionally until the apples are soft.
Mash the apples with a potato masher or a fork and allow to cool. Refrigerate up to 4 days in an airtight container.