2 tablespoons butter 4 McIntosh apples, cored, peeled 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg and chopped 2 tablespoons water 1/4 cup sugar Optional: 1 teaspoon cinnamon , 1 teaspoon sugar
Combine all ingredients in a saucepan and cook over medium heat until apples become very tender, about 30 minutes. Applesauce may be left lumpy or mashed with a fork to become smoother.
* Keep refrigerated
* Sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar, or just cinnamon.