I have made this many times. My family loves it!This time I had baking pples on han & wanted to reduce sugar, I made my own apple filling with 6 golden delicious & empire apples. added 1/2 c. nuvella, 1/2 c. raw sugar.1/2 c. water 1tsp. cinnamon. cooked aplles down about 25 min.(cored & sliced aplles, then cut slices in half. It was delish!!