Almost Unsweetened Applesauce ( Homemade )

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by PennyG

Very tasty applesauce that's easy! Why buy processed when you can make it? I often make this up and freeze in small containers to use up those apples that are just past their prime. This recipe has very little sugar in it and you can always use Splenda instead if you like.

Top Review by Outta Here

I doubled this and got 12 1/2 pint jars, which I canned with a hot-water bath method. I used apples from out own tree, which are a pie apple, so not sweet. I was looking for a low-sugar recipe because I used the applesauce to bake with, as a fat replacer, and didn't want the extra sugar in it. Turned out great. Made for Fall 2012 PAC game.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put apples and water in saucepan.
  2. Cover and bring to boil.
  3. lower heat and simmer, stirring occasionally for 20 minutes.
  4. Stir in sugar, cinnamon and cloves (if using).
  5. Cook until all sugar is dissolved.
  6. Serve warm or let cool.

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