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Easiest Homemade Applesauce

Author Larisha Campbell


  • 12 apples try for a variety of tart (like Ginger Gold and sweet (like Fuji or Gala) apples)
  • Optional: 1/2 tsp Cinnamon plus more to taste


  1. Bring a large sauce pot, half filled with water to a soft boil.
  2. Cut your apples into large chucks (either quarter or use an apple corer to do this - discard cores if using a corer)
  3. Put apples into water and add additional water as needed just to cover the apples.
  4. Let soft boil until fork tender, about 15-20 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat and drain water.
  6. In batches, add apples to a food mill and turn until all sauce has been pressed out.
  7. Add cinnamon if desired.
  8. Serve immediately or store in a air tight container for 14 days.
  9. Tip: If you do not have a food mill, you can peel and deseed the apples before cooking. Cook as described above. Then when finished cooking, use a potato masher until desired consistency is reached.