Simple Homemade Applesauce

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Vino Girl

This makes just 1 1/2 cups of applesauce. From Great American Home Cooking (Collector's Issue 1998)

Top Review by Crocheting Mama

I made this with American Cameo apples, no sugar and no cinnamon. I actually just wanted to have some unsweetened applesauce on hand to substitute for oil in baking. So, I whipped some of this up and used it in recipe #213594. Because I didn't want any chunks, I pureed in the blender. It made a little over 1 1/2 cups. I think I will use some of it for recipe #94648 next. Thanks for an easy method to make a healthy substitute for baking. This is actually also a prefect way to make applesauce for babies, just puree after cooking, and I would avoid the sugar for babies, but they would love it!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place apples, water, and cinnamon in a heavy saucepan.
  2. Bring to a boil over medium heat.
  3. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
  4. Mash sugar into the apples; cook for another 5 minutes.
  5. Remove cinnamon stick; cool and store in a tightly covered bowl in the refrigerator.

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