Applesauce – Pints $7, Quarts $11

Suggested uses: Eat out of jar warm or cold, serve over ice cream or pound cake, make Applesauce Popsicles, use as a substitute for vegetable oil when baking.

Our signature specialty food item, gourmet Applesauce was the first product produced for sale by Mother Mary’s Canning Company. A combination of several heirloom apples, the delicious blend of tart and sweet Michigan apples, cane sugar, lots of cinnamon and a touch of salt always receives rave reviews and is often characterized as “apple pie in a jar.” We hand mill our apples, and the resulting deep pink sauce reflects the red apple skins. A volunteer project for a local Girl Scout troop involved sharing the recipe and process during a day-long canning session. The girls presold quarts of the thick and creamy sauce. It was such a hit the troop continued the tradition under the auspices of Mother Mary for the next three years. It became the single largest fund-raising effort in the area for the local troop and the idea for Mother Mary’s Canning Company was born. We purchase many of our apples locally in Cheboygan County at Golden River Orchard and at Knaebe’s Apple Farm in Rogers City.

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  1. Diane Simaz

    Wow! Just tasted your applesauce and had to send compliments your way! Absolutely delicious-I can see why the Girl Scout fundraiser was such a success-will definitely look for your product at the home show again in St. Ignace!


    1. Mother Mary

      Hi Diane, I know this is way late to respond, but I want you to know I appreciate your comment. Thank you. Have had some trouble with this method of communication. You can always email me as well at I live in Cheboygan so it is easy to get our products to you. Mary


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