8 medium apples, quartered and cored

1 C. apple cider or juice

1 C. sugar

1 tsp. ground cinnamon

1/4 tsp. ground cloves

In a 2 quart glass casserole combine the apples and cider. Cover and microwave 8-10 minutes on high power. Stir every 3 minutes until the apples are soft. Press the cooked apples through a food mill or sieve to puree. Return mixture to casserole dish and add sugar and spices. Microwave uncovered 10-15 minutes on high power. Stir often until the mixture thickens.

Cover dish with paper towel to prevent spattering. Time may vary with different microwaves