Nothing is simpler than making homemade crockpot applesauce! Homemade applesauce in the crockpot has to be the easiest recipe I have ever made!
Only 3 ingredients are needed for this delicious easy recipe! Fresh apples, cinnamon and a little bit of water in a crockpot is all you need to make this homemade applesauce!
Homemade Crockpot Applesauce
We go apple picking every year. I try to go a few times during the fall so that we can stock up on apples. Apples picked right from the tree not only taste so much better than the ones you buy at the store but they also last longer too.
Whenever we have lots of apples to use up my go to recipes are this easy applesauce recipe and my favorite apple butter recipe.
Homemade applesauce is the perfect side dish for so many different dinner recipes. It also makes a great breakfast, lunchbox item and snack option.
This unsweetened Crockpot applesauce is a great recipe to make to curb your sweet tooth. It’s perfect for the fall fruit picking season, but easy to make any time of year! There is no sugar added in this homemade applesauce, but it is perfectly sweet!
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Best apples for Crockpot Applesauce
I am not sure I have a favorite apple to use when making crockpot apple all of the types of apples I have used to make crockpot applesauce have given us amazing applesauce.
I tend to stick with Fiji apples, Granny smith apples, honey crisp apples, Red Delicious, Golden Delicious and McIntosh if I am shopping at the store. If we are at a you pick farm I pick whichever ones they have ripe for picking at that time.
At times I use any of the random apples no matter what type they are when I am making this easy applesauce recipes and it always turns out amazing!
How Long To Cook Crockpot Applesauce
Cooking applesauce in the crockpot is seriously the easiest recipe ever, the hardest part is the cook time. If I am going to be home then I set it for the quicker cook time. If I plan on leaving the house while it cooks I go for the longer cook time. Just set the crockpot on low if you are wanting a longer cook time or on high for a shorter cook time.
If you are cooking on low it will take about 3-4 hours to cook homemade applesauce in the crockpot.
If you are cooking it on high it will take about 2-3 hours for the applesauce to cook.
How to Store Crockpot Applesauce
When storing homemade applesauce I find the best way to do so is using a mason jar, but you can use any air tight container.
This crockpot applesauce is perfect for freezing. Be sure to check out how to freeze applesauce if you plan on freezing your applesauce.
How long is crockpot applesauce good for?
Crockpot applesauce stored continuously in the fridge will stay good for 1-2 weeks.
Applesauce in the freezer will stay fresh for 6-9 months, if you are using a deep freezer it will last for about a year.
Ingredients for Crockpot Applesauce:
How to Make Crockpot Applesauce:
Set the crockpot to desired cook settings.
Rinse the apples well. If you want skinless applesauce remove the skin with a peeler. Then cut the apples into quarters and remove the seeds and stems.
Spray the crockpot with nonstick spray.
Put all of the cut apples into the crock pot. Then add the water and the cinnamon to the crockpot.
Cover and let cook. Stir on the hour mark if you would like to, or wait until it is done cooking.
Once the apples are soft, use a potato masher and mash the apples to your desired chunkiness.
homemade crockpot applesauce
- 9 Apples
- 1/2 cup water
- 1/8 cup cinnamon
- Set the crockpot to desired cook settings.
- Rinse the apples well. If you want skinless applesauce remove the skin with a peeler. Then cut the apples into quarters and remove the seeds and stems.
- Spray the crockpot with nonstick spray.
- Put all of the cut apples into the crock pot. Then add the water and the cinnamon to the crockpot.
- Cover and let cook. Stir on the hour mark if you would like to, or wait until it is done cooking.
- Once the apples are soft, use a potato masher and mash the apples to your desired chunkiness.
1/2 cup serving
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