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Doug's Easy Applesauce

Rated as 4.91 out of 5 Stars

"A simple applesauce using brown sugar and apple cider."
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35 m servings 160
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Mix apples, brown sugar, cinnamon, lemon juice, apple cider, and salt together in a large pot over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low and simmer for until apples are soft, about 20 minutes. Use a potato masher while cooking to help break down the apples. Serve warm or cool.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 160 calories; 0.4 42.1 0.6 0 8 Full nutrition

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Very nice applesauce. I bought an 8# bag of red delicious apples on sale yesterday, and used 6 of them to make half a recipe. I left it a little chunky because that's the way we like it. The ...

Nothing like homemade applesauce. How eashy is that? Great, I used ginger gold apples. It will be my staple!

Forgot to note in my previous review that I used hard cider (it isn't terribly alcoholic) instead of regular cider. The flavor was wonderful. This is my new, permanent, applesauce recipe.

I filled a big crockpot with sliced and peeled Apples, didn't chop them. Used all the other ingredients and cooked it for about 3 hours on high. Did not messure the other ingredients, used my ow...

Normally I don't change recipes on here since I like to make them as written and THEN tweak if necessary...BUT I didn't have apple cider. So other than using apple juice in place of cider and l...

Excellent recipe - just tart enough and sweet enough and perfect amount of cinnamon. I used Melrose apples, and I also opted for the slow cooker (2 1/2 hours on high). It made my house smell g...

I made this in my small crockpot--just cooked it on a low temperature all day. After it had cooked down, I cooled it a bit and ran it through the blender for a fine consistancy. Perfect applesau...

Easy to make and delicious. Used Red Jacket Apple Cider. It was easier to first break down the apples using a pastry cutter, and finishing with a potato masher which left it slightly chunky. Far...

Wonderful recipe! I added in a heaping teaspoon of cinnamon, a 1/4 tsp. of ginger, 1/4 tsp. of nutmeg, and about 1/8 of ground cloves! I never knew how easy it would be to make homemade apples...