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Applesauce in a bowl with two red apples on the side
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Homemade Applesauce

Homemade applesauce doesn’t have to take all day in the kitchen! From the instant pot to the crock pot to the stovetop, we have all the easiest methods to making this delectable homemade applesauce in no time.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Applesauce
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 127kcal
Author: Erica Walker
Cost: $5


  • pressure cooker
  • apple peeler




  • Peel, core, and slice apples.

Instant Pot Method

  • Add apples and remaining ingredients to Instant Pot or pressure cooker. Cook on high pressure for 10 minutes, then quick release. Mash with a potato masher or pulse in a food processor until smooth.

CrockPot Method

  • Place all ingredients in the Crock Pot and cook on HIGH for 4 hours, stirring occasionally.

Stove Top Method

  • Place all ingredients in a medium sauce pan, cover and bring to a simmer over medium heat. Cook for 15-20 minutes or until apples are soft and easy to mash.
  • Allow to cool at least 10 minutes before serving.




Calories: 127kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 3mg | Potassium: 260mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 131IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1mg