Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Crock Pot Applesauce

Last weekend I took my girls apple picking at a local you-pick farm. The have a blast running around an orchard. We picked about 10 pounds of apples and I'm glad that I decided to make the applesauce when I did because the apples were almost gone. It took about 5 lbs to make the applesauce.

To make the applesauce you will need:

Enough apples to fill the crockpot 3/4 the way up
1/2 cup water or cider (I used all-natural applesauce because that's what I had on hand)
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 cup sugar (I chose to omit the sugar)

Here's how it goes. Peel, core and cut the apple pieces into chunks. I used both golden delicious and red delicious apples. Add the additional ingredients and cook for 3-4 hours on high or 7-8 hours on low. I went with high so it would be ready by dinner. Once it is done take a potato masher and mush it into applesauce. Once it cools them store it in the fridge for up to an hour (if it lasts that long).

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  1. Yummmy. I bet your house smelled divine while you made it!

  2. I love crock pot anything, but I gotta say, nothing says 'fall' like homemade applesauce! Looks delicious! Pinning this one! Thanks for joining the party at Keep Calm and Link Up!
    Barbara at Chase the Star
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    1. Thanks! This is only the second food I've ever cooking my crock pot. I usually just use it to keeps food warm at pot lucks.

  3. That's a great recipe. I love the idea of making homemade apple sauce this time of the year. I would love for you to link this up to my Fall into Fall party that opens tonight at 8pm EST. Hope to see you there.

    1. Thanks for the invite. I'll be sure to stop by and check it out.

  4. I bet it smelled divine while cooking. Thank you for sharing this at my Make it Pretty Monday party at The Dedicated House. Hope to see your prettiness again on Monday. Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse