Adjust the rack to the middle of the oven and preheat to 425 degrees F.
Place the apples, cornstarch, sugar, cinnamon, salt, nutmeg and cloves in a bowl and mix well, making sure the apples are well coated. Place in a 9 by 13-inch pan and bake about 20 minutes. Remove from the oven, stir and let cool at room temperature.
Adjust the oven temperature to 350 degrees F.
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