3 lb. Bright Red Apples
4 c. Water
2 1/4 c. Sugar
1 T. M-K Pure Vanilla Extract
2 tsp. M-K Apple Pie Spice
1/2 tsp. M-K Whole Cloves
Red Food coloring for desired color

Wash apples in cold water. Core then slice into 1/4 inch rings. To prevent discoloration, drop into salt-vinegar water or ascorbic acid water. Combine sugar an water and bring to a boil. Boil 5 minutes. Remove from heat, add drained apple rings and allow to stand 10 minutes. Remove from heat, add drained apple rings and allow to stand 10 minutes. This helps firm the apples. Return to heat and bring to a rolling boil. Then simmer 30 minutes or until apples are the desired color. Allow the apple rings to cool in the syrup. Pack cooled apple rings loosely in hot jars, leaving 1/2 inch head space. Cover with boiling syrup. Remove air bubbles and adjust lids. Makes 5 half pints

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