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98% would make again

Slow-Cooker Applesauce And Apple Butter

Tasty Team


for 10 servings

  • 12 red apples, combination of gala, honeycrip, and mcintosh
  • ¾ cup water (180 mL)
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 3 sticks cinnamon
  • ⅓ cup dark brown sugar (75 g)
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ⅛ teaspoon nutmeg

Nutrition Info

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    Calories 189
    Fat 0g
    Carbs 50g
    Fiber 8g
    Sugar 37g
    Protein 1g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Peel and roughly dice the apples, removing the cores.
  2. Add the apples to a slow cooker with the water, salt, and cinnamon sticks, and stir to combine. Cover and cook on high for 4 hours or low for 8 hours, stirring halfway through.
  3. Uncover and remove the cinnamon sticks. Using an immersion blender, blend until your desired consistency is reached.
  4. Scoop out half of the applesauce and enjoy immediately or refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 10 days.
  5. To the remaining applesauce, add the brown sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg, and stir to combine. Cover and cook for 3 hours on high or 6 hours on low, stirring halfway through.
  6. Enjoy!

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