2 cups of cranberry juice
6 oz bag sweetened dried cranberries
1 cinnamon stick broke in half
1 cup sugar
2 Gala apples, peel, cored and diced
2 tsp of corn starch
In a medium sauce pan combine cranberry juice, cranberries, cinnamon and sugar. Bring to a boil and let cook for 5 minutes.
Add apples and cook for another 5 minutes or until dried cranberries have softened and apples are tender, making sure to stir occasionally.
Remove 8 oz of the liquid and whisk cornstarch into removed liquid. Slowly add cornstarch- juice mixture (slurry) to cranberry mix stirring constantly. Cook for an additional 5 minutes.
Remove from heat, chill until thickened, about 30 minutes remove cinnamon sticks and serve.