Recipe: DIY Apple Pie Filling
4 medium apples
3 tablespoons water
2 tablespoons butter
1 teaspoon cinnamon
3/4 teaspoon nutmeg (optional)
1/8 teaspoon cloves (optional)
2 teaspoon vanilla extract (optional)
1/3 cup sugar
1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon cornstarch
2 tablespoons water
- Peel, core and slice apples.
- Melt butter and cinnamon over medium heat. Stir in apples, sugar & 3 tablespoons water.
- Cover and cook stirring occasionally for 4-6 minutes or until very slightly softened.
- In a small dish combine cornstarch and water. Add to pan while stirring and continue to cook until apples are soft (not mushy) and filling is thickened. Let bubble 1 minute. Cool.