Slow Cooker Applesauce

Posted: October 20

Time: 6 hours 40 minutes

Yield: 8 servings

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Slow Cooker Applesauce beats anything that ever came out of a jar; it definitely proves applesauce isn’t just for kids. This sweet, jammy, cinnamon-infused side dish is amazing as a snack, as a topping to pork chops or as an ingredient in cookies. The only limitation to enjoying Slow Cooker Applesauce is your imagination. Oh, and kids will love it!


• 1 1/2 pounds golden delicious apples, medium-sized, peeled, cored, and sliced 1/2-inch thick • 1/3 cup sugar • 1 cinnamon stick • 2 tablespoons lemon juice • ground nutmeg, optional, to taste, for garnish


Step 1

Spread the apple slices in a 3-quart or larger slow cooker.

Step 2

Sprinkle it with the sugar.

Step 3

Insert the cinnamon stick down between the apples.

Step 4

Drizzle with the lemon juice.

Step 5

Cover and cook on low until the apples form a thick sauce, about 6 hours 30 minutes-8 hours.

Step 6

Remove and discard the cinnamon stick.

Step 7

Sprinkle with the nutmeg.

Step 8

Serve warm or at room temperature.

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