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Bloody Apple Beet Sauce

What You'll Need


2 cups diced or shredded unpeeled apple

1 cup pitted cherries or mixed berries

1 cup shredded unpeeled beets

1 Tbsp date paste

½ tsp cinnamon

2 Tbsp water


How to Make It


1 Place all the ingredients in a saucepan.

2 Bring to a low simmer and cook for 10-15 minutes or until the apples and beets have softened.

3 Mash with a potato masher or process in a food processor for a smoother consistency.

4 Serve alone or use it to decorate your Halloween treats.

Cooking Tips

Substitute pomegranate for the beets or berries for a delicious twist to this recipe.

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