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Homemade Applesauce

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Homemade Applesauce

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time6 hrs
Total Time6 hrs 15 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 cups
Calories: 146kcal


  • 8 large apples peeled, cored, and cut into quarters
  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice from about 2 lemons
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • ½ cup water
  • Vanilla ice cream or whipped cream for serving (optional)


  • Use a 6-quart slow cooker.
  • Place the apple wedges into the bottom of your cooker.
  • Add the lemon juice and cinnamon.
  • Pour in the vanilla and stir in the sugar and water.
  • Cover and cook on low for 4-6 hours.
  • When the apples are super tender, mash with a potato masher or large fork.
  • If you would prefer a very smooth texture, you may puree it in a blender in batches.
  • Serve warm with a dollop of vanilla ice cream and/or whipped cream if desired, or serve cold.
  • Freeze in small containers to have applesauce year round!


Nutrition Facts
Homemade Applesauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 146
% Daily Value*
Sodium 4mg0%
Potassium 270mg8%
Carbohydrates 38g13%
Fiber 6g24%
Sugar 29g32%
Vitamin A 130IU3%
Vitamin C 15.1mg18%
Calcium 21mg2%
Iron 0.3mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Gluten Free & More are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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