Vanilla Cinnamon Apple Slices

barbara lentz


This recipe makes 5 to 8 pt. jars depending on the juiciness of the apples and how much you pack in the jars. My mom used to make these all the time. So much better than the prepackaged ones in the store.


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20 Min
5 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
    red hot candies
  • 1 Tbsp
    vanilla bean paste
  • 2 c
  • 11/2 c
    cider vinegar
  • 1 c
    light corn syrup
  • 2 Tbsp
    red food coloring
  • 20
    apples peeled cored and sliced into rings
  • 5 tsp
    whole cloves
  • 5
    cinnamon sticks
  • 5
    vanilla beans

How to Make Vanilla Cinnamon Apple Slices


  1. Clean 5 pt. jars.
  2. Combine all ingredients except apples, cinnamon sticks, whole cloves and vanilla beans. Bring to a boil. Add apple rings and cook 4 minutes.
  3. Place one cinnamon stick, 1 tsp. whole cloves and one vanilla bean in each jar.
  4. With slotted spoon pack apples into jars and ladle syrup over top.
  5. Process in hot water bath for 15 minutes

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About Vanilla Cinnamon Apple Slices

Course/Dish: Fruit Sides
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American

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