This quick homemade applesauce recipe makes a healthy snack or fruit dessert for kids. Applesauce is also a fabulous complement to potato pancakes or latkes.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place apple pieces in a medium microwaveable bowl. Cover and microwave until softened, about 4 minutes. Transfer to a food processor, add brown sugar, if using, and cinnamon and puree until desired consistency.

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Tips

Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 5 days.

Nutrition Facts

77 calories; 0.2 g total fat; 145 mg potassium; 20.6 g carbohydrates; 2.1 g fiber; 16 g sugar; 0.4 g protein; 61 IU vitamin a iu; 6 mg vitamin c; 9 mg calcium; 6 mg magnesium;

Reviews (6)

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6 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 6
  • 4 star values: 0
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Rating: 5 stars
10/01/2013
Nothing easier This tasted GREAT and it was soooo quick! I like to make everything from scratch and for the apple muffins I was making I needed to make apple sauce and brown sugar from scratch. I was able to do both in less than 15 minutes. Perfect. Pros: Quick easy delicious Read More
Rating: 5 stars
10/30/2011
This recipe is sooooo easy. I have SUCH a SMALL kitchen and so I look for recipes like this. It took no time at all to make a healthy and delicious homemade snack. Thanks EatingWell!!! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
10/30/2011
This was so amazing I really didn't expect it to taste so good! I can't stop making it this way now because of how good this turned out. Thanks so much for an easy healthy preservative free way of eating. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
10/29/2011
Simple to make and delicious. Eugene Read More
Rating: 5 stars
10/29/2011
I like to mash my cooked apples with a fork. It preserves little pieces of apple chunks. I cook mine before breakfast then let it cool slightly so we can have warm spicy apples with our meal. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
10/29/2011
Would not puree all the apples... leave some chunky. Also the 0 g fiber caught my attention guess that is per serving but each apple should have a couple grams. Read More
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