HOMEMADE CROCK POT APPLESAUCE

Homemade Crock Pot Applesauce - The Southern Lady Cooks

This homemade crock pot applesauce is so much better than the store bought.  It is great in recipes for muffins, pancakes and cakes, too.  You can increase or decrease the spices to suit yourself. My family really enjoys making this a few times a year. Especially in the fall, we go to the orchard and buy a bunch of apples to make our own applesauce. It’s always fun to make fun traditions around food.

Homemade Crock Pot Applesauce Ingredients Needed

10 medium sized apples

Water

Brown sugar

Ground cinnamon

Ground nutmeg

Ground allspice

Cardamom

Honey

The great thing about this recipe is you can adjust the spices to your liking. I used Red Delicious apples to make this recipe, but you can probably use just about any kind of apple. We like our applesauce chunky however other people don’t so you can easily mash it up once it’s hot. Some people even take it out of the crockpot and run it through a blender. I don’t feel the need to do that since we don’t mind the delicious chunks of apple.

Homemade Crock Pot Applesauce - The Southern Lady Cooks

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Homemade Crock Pot Applesauce

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time8 hrs
Total Time8 hrs 20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American, southern
Keyword: Homemade Crock Pot Applesauce
Servings: 10 servings
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks

Ingredients

  • 10 medium sized apples peeled and cored, cut up in pieces (I used Red Delicious for this one but you could use about any kind of apple)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon cardamom
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons honey

Instructions

  • Mix together water, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, cardamom and honey with a wire whisk.
  • Pour over apples.
  • Cook on low for 7 to 8 hours or high 4 hours.

Notes

Will keep at least two weeks or longer in the fridge.
Makes about 1 1/2 quarts.  
You can mash up the apples in the cooked sauce if you want to make it smoother. We like it chunky and I like the chunky better for using in recipes.

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