5 - 6 medium cooking apples (MacIntosh, Honey Crisp, etc), peeled, cored and coarsely chopped.
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
Combine all ingredients in medium saucepan. Heat to boiling over medium heat stirring as needed. Reduce heat to low/simmer. Continue to cook covered for about 20 minutes to 1/2 hour. Remove cover, and cook another 15 minutes.
Makes about 4 cups.
(This recipe has been modified slightly from the original)