Chunky Pear and Applesauce

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by WI Cheesehead

This is our favorite way to make applesauce. It comes from the book, "Baby Let's Eat" for heatlthy cooking for both baby and family. The pears give it a bit of a crunch, even though we don't leave the chunks. We puree it smooth. And there's no sugar in this recipe. We usu. leave out the mace and it tastes fine.

Top Review by in the garden

soooo easy! I used ginger instead of mace and gala apples. I forgot about it simmering on the stove - whoops! but no problem, it didn't burn!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place all ingredients in a heavy saucepan.
  2. Bring to a boil over medium heat, then reduce heat to a simmer.
  3. Cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until reduced to a chunky sauce, about 10 minutes.
  4. Remove from the heat, cool, and refrigerate until needed.
  5. You can also freeze in ice cube trays. Keep frozen cubes in a plastic bag so you can remove one portion at a time.

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