8 large apples
3/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 350ºF.
Prepare a 2 1/2 quart baking dish by spraying it with cooking spray.
In a small bowl, combine sugar, cinnamon and vanilla. Mix well.
Peel, core and cut apples into slices.
Place apples into a large bowl.
Pour sugar mixture over apples and toss to coat.
Pour apples into prepared baking dish and cover with tin foil.
Bake for 45-60 minutes, or until apples are tender.
Uncover and use a potato masher to crush the apples.