Quick & Easy Applesauce

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Are you looking for a delicious and easy applesauce recipe for Thanksgiving or for any other day of the year? This homemade applesauce recipe is incredibly easy to make.

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Applesauce is the perfect healthy snack. Apples are packed with vitamins, antioxidants, and fiberAn apple a day keeps the doctor away, right?

Well I have a treat for you, because this is quite possibly the easiest applesauce you will ever make. The ability to skip the cooking step makes is something that you can throw together in less than 5 minutes.

You also have the option of leaving it plain or adding your favorite seasonal spices to add a touch of fall flavor.

Speaking of flavor, you could also add fruit extracts to make this recipe into something that your kids will quickly devour. For example, try adding strawberry extract for a fun and fruity snack.

If you’re on a raw diet, you can even skip the step of heating the applesauce and enjoy it chilled. If you’d like to cook the applesauce, it takes only a few more minutes.

Another great tip is to use this applesauce to make baked goods a bit healthier and more natural. You can typically substitute half the oil or butter in baking recipes to cut the calories and fat. Try using applesauce to make bread, muffins, latkes, or donuts.

Try this easy recipe and then play around with it. There are so many great uses for homemade applesauce, such as topping pork chops, but it also tastes amazing on its own.

Applesauce Ingredients:

  • 3 apples, chopped
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/3 tsp cinnamon or apple pie spice
  • 1 tbsp of sugar
Chopped apples in a plastic cup of a blender up to max fill line.

Chop apples and pop them in your blender. You can peel them if you want, but I always opt to leave the peel on.

Cinnamon, sugar, and water added to cup of blender.

Add water, apple pie spice or cinnamon, and sugar. Blend until desired consistency is achieved.

Homemade applesauce in glass cup.

Serve cold if you’re in a hurry, or warm up in a saucepan on low heat for about 15 minutes, stirring in a bit of extra sugar and cinnamon for added flavor.

If you like this easy applesauce recipe, you will love our other delicious apple recipes:

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Easy Homemade Applesauce

Author: Jaclyn
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes
Total: 20 minutes
How to make applesauce in a blender.


  • 3 apples peeled (optional), cored, and chopped
  • ¼ cup water
  • teaspoon cinnamon or apple pie spice
  • 1 Tablespoon granulated sugar


  • Place apples, water, cinnamon, and sugar in a blender. Blend until desired consistency is achieved.
  • Serve cold if you’re in a hurry, or warm up in a saucepan on low heat for about 15 minutes, stirring in a bit of extra sugar and cinnamon for added flavor.


Serve fresh, and refrigerate leftover applesauce in a sealed container for up to 4 days.
This homemade apple pie spice is perfect for this recipe.


Calories: 166kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 0.5g | Saturated Fat: 0.1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.02g | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 294mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 34g | Vitamin A: 148IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 0.4mg

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  1. I like that this applesauce is quick and easy, definitely going to try. Thank you for sharing.

  2. I like to make a cranberry applesauce with my Thanksgiving leftovers. This recipe would go great in that!

  3. This is so easy and fast to make I love it.My kids love applesauce so I’ll try this.

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