You are here: Home » Recipes » Spiced Applesauce Spiced Applesauce Recipe by California Walnut Board Yield 12 servings Prep 15 mins Cook 30 mins PrintEmail Ingredients 12-14 -- cooking apples1-1/2 cup water1/4 cup lemon juice1/3 cup granulated sugar1 teaspoon ground cinnamon1-1/2 cup California Walnuts or Spiced Walnuts (see recipe) Instructions Peel and core apples and cut into 1-inch chunks. Place in a pot with the water then cover and cook, stirring frequently, until apples are tender, about 30 minutes. Mash apples until texture is as smooth as you wish. Then add lemon juice, sugar and cinnamon. Per Order: Stir 2 tablespoons spiced walnuts into ½ cup warm applesauce and serve immediately.