Willis Farm Applesauce


An easy applesauce recipe that uses the spicy cinnamon flavor of Red Hots. The color is fun too! Your family will love it. Depending on the sweetness of the apples, consider adding less sugar or none at all. Enjoy right away or freeze for up to 6 months.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
45 mins


  • 6 apples - peeled, cored, and chopped

  • ¼ cup water

  • ¼ cup cinnamon candies (such as Red Hots®)

  • 2 tablespoons white sugar


  1. Combine apples and water in a large pot over medium heat; bring to a simmer and cook for 5 minutes.

  2. Stir cinnamon candies and sugar into apples and water; return mixture to a simmer and cook until candies melt, about 15 minutes.

  3. Remove pot from heat and set aside until mixture cools, about 15 minutes.

  4. Mash apples with a potato masher until no large chunks remain. Alternately, you can blend the mixture with an immersion blender to get a smoother applesauce.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

123 Calories
0g Fat
32g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 123
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 5mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 32g 12%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Total Sugars 24g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 6mg 32%
Calcium 9mg 1%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 148mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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