Easy Homemade Applesauce

A quick stovetop recipe for making your own healthy applesauce.

Ingredients
  • 8 cups apples, peeled, cored and chopped (see note)
  • 3 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Instructions
1
In a saucepan over medium-low heat, combine the apples, brown sugar, water and cinnamon.
2
Toss to coat well and cover. Cook over medium-low heat for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
3
Uncover and cook for another 10 to 15 minutes, until the apples become soft. Remove from heat. With a potato masher, smash the apples to a desired consistency. Cool for at least one hour before serving.
4
Store applesauce in an airtight container.
5
Note: The best apple varieties for applesauce are Braeburn, Cortland, Crispin, Fuji, Golden Delicious, and McIntosh.
Nutrition Facts:
Calories
150
Carbs
36g
protein
fat
sat. fat
Cholesterol
sodium
1mg
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