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crock pot applesauce in a blue Fiestaware bowl on an orange Fall cloth napkin

Crock Pot Applesauce

  • Author: Arlene Mobley - Flour On My Face
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 8 hours
  • Total Time: 8 hours 15 minutes
  • Yield: 2 quarts 1x
  • Category: Crock Pot Recipes
  • Method: Slow Cooker
  • Cuisine: American


The easiest homemade applesauce is made in a crock pot slow cooker. Crock Pot Cinnamon Applesauce is made with fresh Gala apples, ground cinnamon and a small amount of sugar. Homemade applesauce is a delicious sidedish for pork. Making applesauce is a great way to use sweet fall apples.



  • 10 cups very thinly sliced apple pieces
  • 1/4 cup water
  • Ball Fresh Fruit or lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons sugar (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  1. Prepare a large bowl by combining 2 teaspoons Ball Fruit Fresh with 3 tablespoons of cool water. Mix well and pour into the bowl.
  2. Core, peel and slice the apples thinly.
  3. Place the apple slices from each apple as you slice it into the bowl and toss with the Fruit Fresh and water to prevent browning.
  4. Once all the apples are sliced measure them into a 4 quart crock pot.
  5. Add the water, cinnamon and sugar if using.
  6. Cook on low for 8 hours or until the apples are very soft.
  7. Mash with a potato masher to breakup any large pieces of cooked apple for chunky applesauce. Process in a blender or use a stick blender to make smooth applesauce.
  8. Makes 2 quarts.


  • Serving Size: 1/2 cup
  • Calories: 45

Keywords: Crock Pot Applesauce, Homemade Applesauce, Apple Recipes, Cinnamon Applesauce

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