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Homemade Applesauce

This easy applesauce recipe is delicious as a dessert or snack. Made with fresh apples, this homemade applesauce recipe comes together in just about 30 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword applerecipe, apples, applesauce, baby food, dessert, side dish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 313kcal


  • 6 pounds apples peeled, cored and cut into slices
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 cup apple juice or apple cider
  • ½ cup brown sugar packed
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg


  • Clean and cut apples and add to a large pot.
  • Squeeze the juice of a lemon over apples and toss lightly to coat.
  • Add juice, brown sugar and spices.
  • Stir to combine.
  • Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally for 20 minutes or until apples are tender
  • Remove from heat.
  • Process to desired consistency with a potato masher, food processor blender
  • Serve warm, room temperature or chilled.
  • Store in airtight container or glass jar with lid.


Calories: 313kcal | Carbohydrates: 83g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 10mg | Potassium: 537mg | Fiber: 12g | Sugar: 65g | Vitamin A: 250IU | Vitamin C: 30mg | Calcium: 51mg | Iron: 1mg