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Cinnamon Crock Pot Applesauce

Enjoy the warm spices of this wonderful homemade applesauce. You’re sure to love this recipe since it’s so easy to make and tastes delectable. Serve warm or cold, anyway is the right way!
Course Breakfast, Classic Recipes, Dessert, Family Favorties, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword apples, applesauce, cinnamon, crock pot, slow cooker
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 15 minutes
Author Pam Beth

Ingredients

  • 8 assorted apples, I used Golden Delicious, Red Delicious, Rome, and Gala
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon or orange juice
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp apple pie spice, or pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 tbsp sugar of choice, I used date sugar for this recipe, granulated works just fine too
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • half pinch sea salt or leave out

Instructions

  1. 1.Wash apples, dry, take off peel and cut into small pieces/chunks.

    2.Drizzle lemon or orange juice over the apples and toss around with a large spoon.

    3.Add cinnamon and spices along with sugar if using, add vanilla extract into water and pour over apples. Toss with a large spoon.

    4.Dump apples into crockpot. Turn on high for about 4 hours. You can turn on low and cook about 8 hours. Check after 3 hours. This will depend on how small you cut the apples up. Open up cover after 2 hours to mix.

    5.When done, if the apples are still chunky, you can either mash a little with a fork or cook a bit longer. We liked it a bit chunky.

    6.Eat the first batch from the crockpot, it’s so delicious over ice cream or just by itself for dessert. Then, place in covered glass container. Keeps for at least one week in fridge. ENJOY!