Since the Hanukkah story is all about the oil we saved in the Temple, Hanukkah is a great time to chow down on some really oily foods. That’s why everyone can’t live without latkes for the holiday. Applesauce has always been a favorite latke topping for Americans, children and adults, alike. Try this recipe for homemade applesauce to keep your latke experience fully homemade. For other sweets straight from Israel, click here.  

Ingredients:

· 4 apples - peeled, cored and chopped
· 3/4 cup water
· 1/4 cup white sugar
· 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Preparation:

In a saucepan, combine apples, water, sugar, and cinnamon. Cover, and cook over medium heat for 15 to 20 minutes, or until apples are soft. Allow to cool, then mash with a fork or potato masher.

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