This is an old Victorian recipe that has been handed down . It is wonderful for the holidays, as well as on a hot summer day. Flavor and color are excellent!
1-1lb. pkg cranberries, sorted and rinsed
5 or 6 apples,cored and chunked
2 c. sugar
1 sm. pkg red hots (app. 1/2 cup)
1/2 tsp. mace
1 c. water
Combine in saucepan and cook till apples are soft. Mash with a potato masher and simmer till thick. Let cool a while and pour into a pretty dish.