4 med apples, cut in fourths
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup packed brown sugar - or 1/3 - 1/2 cup granulated suagr
1/4 tsp cinnamon
1/8 tsp nutmeg
Heat apples & water to boiling over medium heat. Reduce heat. Simmer uncovered stirring occasionally to break up apples until tender, 5-10 mins.
Stir in remaining ingredients. Heat to boiling, boil & stir 1 minute.
Found in "Quinn's Book" by William Kennedy. Published by Penguin, 1988.