Homemade Applesauce

super easy and very delicious
Super easy and very delicious
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3 lbs Apples about 6 medium, peeled, cored, chopped
⅓ cup Water
2-4 tbsp Sugar or to taste
½ tsp Cinnamon

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Homemade Applesauce


This Homemade Applesauce can be made with only 4 simple ingredients and 3 easy steps and is absolutely the best I have had yet. It’s healthy, delicious, and easy to customize to your whims.  

Adjust the amount of sugar and cinnamon to suit your taste. Feel free to use maple syrup or honey if you prefer. Are you a chunky or purée kind of person? For a chunky sauce, mash the cooked apples with a potato masher. For a smooth sauce, purée the apples with an immersion blender. The best apples for applesauce include Granny Smith, Honeycrisp, Gala, Golden Delicious, McIntosh, Jonagold, or Fujis. You can use any variety of apples you like or even a mixture. Serve this delicious applesauce as a snack or dessert, or add it to your favorite recipes like cakes, cookies, pancakes, and more. Use it to top potato latkes or cooked pork chops. Just give it a try!

To make the Homemade Applesauce, you will need the following ingredients:

Ingridiens for Homemade Applesauce

Steps to make Homemade Applesauce


Combine ingredients


In a saucepan, combine 3 pounds chopped apples, ⅓ cup water, 2-4 tablespoons sugar, and ½ teaspoon cinnamon and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer and cover with a lid.




Cook, stirring occasionally, for 15 to 20 minutes, or until the apples are very tender. Uncover and simmer for another 5 minutes to thicken.


Mash or puree


For a chunky sauce, mash the cooked apples with a masher. Alternatively, purée the apples with an immersion blender for a smooth sauce.



Serve warm or chilled. Enjoy!

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Thanks for sharing the recipe! I love to add a bit of ginger.

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