Chutneys are delicious combinations of sweet, salty and tangy flavors cooked down to a thick, jam-like spread. This chutney balances the sweet flavor of Honeycrisp apples, the spice of cumin, mustard seed and ginger and the smoky heat of our Diced Chipotle Chiles.

Prep time: 10 min

Cook time: 65 min

Total time: 75 min

Chipotle Date Honeycrisp Chutney
Copyright Recipe © 2015 Woodland Foods


Makes about 2 cups


  1. Toss diced apples with lemon juice in large bowl. Set aside.

  2. Heat oil in medium saucepan over low heat. Add onion, cumin, salt, mustard seed, Diced Chipotle Chiles and ginger. Cook, stirring occasionally, until onions are translucent.

  3. Raise heat to medium-low and stir in apples, sugar and vinegar. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes.

  4. Stir in dates and continue to simmer uncovered, stirring frequently, until mixture thickens, about 15 minutes. Season to taste with additional salt and ground black pepper.

  5. Ladle into clean glass jar or other storage container and allow to cool until no longer steaming. Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 weeks.