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

77.5 calories; protein 0.4g 1% DV; carbohydrates 20.6g 7% DV; exchange other carbs 1.5; dietary fiber 2.1g 9% DV; sugars 16.3g; fat 0.2g; saturated fatg; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 61.4IU 1% DV; vitamin c 6.4mg 11% DV; folatemcg; calcium 8.9mg 1% DV; iron 0.1mg 1% DV; magnesium 6.5mg 2% DV; potassium 145.3mg 4% DV; sodiummg; thiaminmg 3% DV.

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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