Basic Slow-Cooker Applesauce

Apples are so versatile in the slow cooker. Use whatever type of apples you prefer for this recipe. Serve as a side dish to pork, chicken, or beef or just as a snack paired with a handful of your favorite nuts or seeds.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 7 hours 50 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 5 lbs. apples
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice

Directions

  • Peel, core, and roughly dice the apples. You should have about 10 cups of uncooked, diced apples.
  • Place the apples and lemon juice in a greased 2.5-quart or 4-quart slow cooker. Cook on high for 4 hours or on low for 7–8 hours. The apples are done when they are easily mashed with a fork.
  • Mash the cooked apples in the slow cooker until they are a chunky consistency. Cool for 30 minutes and then refrigerate in an airtight container.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 5 lbs. apples
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice

Directions

  • Peel, core, and roughly dice the apples. You should have about 10 cups of uncooked, diced apples.
  • Place the apples and lemon juice in a greased 2.5-quart or 4-quart slow cooker. Cook on high for 4 hours or on low for 7–8 hours. The apples are done when they are easily mashed with a fork.
  • Mash the cooked apples in the slow cooker until they are a chunky consistency. Cool for 30 minutes and then refrigerate in an airtight container.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories200
Total Fat1g
Saturated Fat0g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium5mg
Total Carbohydrate52g
Dietary Fiber9g
Sugars38g
Protein1g