Best Homemade Slow Cooker Applesauce
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Serves: 8
  • 3 lbs. fresh apples (I like Gala or Honey Crisp's)
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 tsp. whole nutmeg, grated
  • 1 tsp. Madagascar vanilla
  1. Place a slow cooker liner in the slow cooker or spray with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Wash, peel, core and slice each apple into 8 slices.
  3. Add apples to slow cooker.
  4. Add cinnamon stick, grated nutmeg and vanilla.
  5. Cover and cook on high for 3-4 hours or low for 7-8 hours.
  6. Remove cinnamon stick.
  7. Mash with a potato masher for a chunkier consistency or use an immersion blender for a smoother consistency.
  8. Serve as desired or spoon into an ice cube tray and freeze for later.
Recipe by The Love Nerds at