Recipes and Cooking Easy Applesauce 5.0 (1) 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! By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on February 28, 2018 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 15 mins Cook Time: 20 mins Total Time: 35 mins Servings: 10 Yield: 5 cups Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 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 ⅛ teaspoon ground cloves or ginger Directions 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. 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. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 76 Calories 20g Carbs Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label 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.