If you've loads of apples like us you might like this? It make a good Xmas pressie as well though you'd have to make it later on in Dec.
1/2 lbs Marg or butter
2 lb Apples
1/2 lbs Sugar
Juice of 1 lemon
Boil and pulp apples on pan, add sugar and margarine/butter. Reduce heat to gentle simmer slowly beat in the eggs. Cook gently for 1/2 hour add lemon juice. Cook and fill clean ( ideally sterililzed) jars. This will keep for 2 months - a bit longer if kept in fridge. You could spice it up a bit with cinnamen.