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This is the easiest method to make applesauce ever! Bonus it will make your house smell amazing, and just like fall. Hope you enjoy this sauce as much as I do. Pour it on pancakes, eat atop toast, enjoy with waffles or just eat it as is.

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  • How to cook apple sauce. Homemade Apple Sauce  - Step 1
    Step 1

    First gather your apples and wash thoroughly. I used 4 Jonathan apples and 6 Red delicious. Any apples are good but try and aim for a mixture of sweet apples, this ensures the best applesauce!

  • How to cook apple sauce. Homemade Apple Sauce  - Step 2
    Step 2

    Next is the most tedious part of making homemade applesauce. You will need to peel and core ALL of the apples If you have an apple peeler or coring knife you should speed through this step.
    Put all your sliced apples in a large saucepan and add 2 cup water, cook on high until boiling then turn to med. to simmer until the apples are soft.

  • How to cook apple sauce. Homemade Apple Sauce  - Step 3
    Step 3

    This step is optional but gives the sauce an AMAZING flavor.
    I used the leftover peels and cores and boiled them with some cinnamon sticks on high until the liquid was dark pink, I then add this liquid to the cooking applesauce.

  • How to cook apple sauce. Homemade Apple Sauce  - Step 4
    Step 4

    Once your apples are soft use a potato masher/fork to give applesauce it's distinctive texture. If you want it smoother use a whisk. You can enjoy as is or top with some cinnamon.

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April · Las Vegas, Nevada, US · 10 projects
My kids and I do this every fall with the many different varieties of apples we get from the orchard. We also boil the apples in half water half apple juice but I've never used cinnamon sticks. Since we are getting ready to make some more soon I'll have to try it that way this time. You're pictures sure make me crave some home made applesauce. YUM!

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