Easy Applesauce


You can leave applesauce off your grocery shopping list. Instead, pick up a few Golden Delicious apples, cinnamon, and cloves--that's all you need to make this easy homemade applesauce recipe!

Easy Applesauce
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
5 cups


  • 8 medium Golden Delicious apples, peeled and chopped

  • ¾ cup water

  • 1 - 2 tablespoon honey, packed brown sugar, or granulated sugar (optional)

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • teaspoon ground cloves or ginger


  1. In a medium saucepan combine apples and the water. Cook, covered, over medium heat 20 minutes or until tender. Remove from heat and coarsely mash. Stir in honey (if using), cinnamon, and cloves; cool.

  2. Store in an airtight container in refrigerator up to 5 days or freeze up to 6 months.

Serving Suggestion

If you like, serve applesauce topped with plain or vanilla low-fat yogurt, granola, and chia seeds.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

76 Calories
20g Carbs
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 76
% Daily Value *
Sodium 2mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
Total Sugars 15g
Vitamin C 6.7mg 34%
Calcium 12mg 1%
Iron 0.2mg 1%
Potassium 157mg 3%
Folate, total 4.4mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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