Old Fashioned Applesauce Rice
  • 3 cups cold, cooked rice
  • ½ cup sugar
  • Juice of 2 lemons
  • 1 teas lemon zest
  • 2 cups natural apple sauce
  • ½ cup apple jelly
  • ¾ cup finely crushed Nilla Wafers
  • 2 tbsp melted butter
  1. Combine the rice, sugar, lemon juice and lemon zest.
  2. Layer 1 cup of the mixture in a buttered 1-1/2 quart casserole dish followed by 1 cup of the applesauce; repeat layers until all is used.
  3. Spread top with the jelly and sprinkle with the Nilla wafers that have been mixed with the melted butter.
  4. Bake in a 375 degree oven for 30 minutes.
  5. Let cool and refrigerate.
  6. Serve chilled with milk or light cream sprinkled with a little cinnamon.
Recipe by Cooking With Mama at http://cooking-with-mama.com/2013/09/17/old-fashioned-applesauce-rice/