8 cups chopped, peeled tart cooking apples (Fuji)
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract - optional
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1.In a Crockpot, combine brown sugar and apples.Cover and cook over medium-low heat for several hours until apples are tender, stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat;add cinnamon, mash apples (a potato masher works well) until sauce is desired consistency. Serve warm or cold.