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Applesauce in a glass Mason jar with a slow cooker in the background

Slow Cooker Applesauce

Delicious homemade applesauce is so easy prepared in your slow cooker!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 15 minutes
Servings 10


  • 3 ½ to 4 pounds apples I used a combination of gala and granny smith, peeled, cored and chopped into about 1 ½ to 2 inch pieces
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • ¼ cup packed brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon apple pie spice or ground cinnamon


  • Place chopped apples in the insert of your slow cooker.  Pour in water and lemon juice, then sprinkle evenly with brown sugar and apple pie spice (or cinnamon).
  • Cover and cook on low for 6 hours or high for 3 hours.
  • Remove lid and stir well.  Mash apples with a fork or potato masher until desired consistency is reached. 
  • Serve warm or allow to cool, place in an airtight container and refrigerate.


  • Yields approximately 5 cups
  • This recipe was tested using a 6 quart slow cooker