Apple Pie (Filling) in a Jar

“My children's school used this recipe as a fundraiser at Thanksgiving. It went over really well! The recipe is from a friend's 4H cookbook. I used it to make apple crisp. Easy and yummy! Can be doubled.”
READY IN:
50mins
YIELD:
7 quarts
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, combine sugar (IF THE APPLES ARE QUITE SWEET, USE ONLY THE 4 CUPS OF SUGAR), cornstarch, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt with *5 cups* of water.
  2. Mix well over low heat until all is dissolved.
  3. Slowly add the remaining water.
  4. Cook stirring often until mixture is thick and bubbly.
  5. Add lemon juice.
  6. Peel and cut fresh apples into small wedges and fill quart jars.
  7. Pour prepared sugar mixture over the apples and seal.
  8. Boil 20 minutes in a hot water bath.

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