Yields 4 cups
Per 1⁄2 cup
1⁄3 cup water
1⁄2 cup dried apricots, chopped
4 dates, chopped
Cinnamon to taste
Peel, core, and chop apples. Add apples and water to a large soup or stockpot and bring to a low boil. Simmer, covered, for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Add chopped apricots and dates and simmer for another 10–15 minutes.
Mash with a large fork until desired consistency is reached, or allow to cool slightly and purée in a blender until smooth. Sprinkle with cinnamon to taste if desired.