Apple Tapioca Pudding
4 cups apples - peeled, cored and sliced
1/2 cup brown sugar
3/4 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp salt
2 tsp small pearl tapioca
1 lemon, juiced
1 cup boiling water
1/2 cup raisins (optional)
Place the apples, brown sugar, cinnamon, salt, and tapioca into a bowl, and toss to coat apple slices.
Place the apple mixture into a slow cooker. Pour lemon juice and boiling water over the apples.
Set the cooker to High and cook until apples are tender and thickened, 3 to 4 hours.
Mix in raisins if desired; serve warm.