Homemade Applesauce
  • Cooking Time: 25 minutes
  • Servings: 12 servings
  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • 6 lb. apples, peeled, cored, and cut into 8 slices
  • 1 c. apple juice or apple cider
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/2 c. brown sugar, packed
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon, more or less to taste
  • Optional ingredients: Nutmeg, maple syrup, allspice, butter, to taste
  1. Combine all ingredients in a large pot and cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, for 25 minutes.
  2. Carefully puree in a food processor or blender (don't fill too full; split into two portions if needed) until smooth. Store in the fridge and serve by itself, over pork chops, over ice cream, over pancakes...or any place where applesauce is needed!
Ree Drummond made it