Applesauce Recipe - Easy How To Make Delicious Homemade Applesauce With Your Kids!

Easy Home Made Applesauce

This is a recipe for a basic cinnamon applesauce I love to make with my kids!

Keyword Apple, Applesauce
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 3 pints


  • 12 Medium Apples I use green!
  • 1-2 cup water Add more to reach desired thinness as apples cook.
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup granulated white sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract


  1. Add apples, water, sugars, cinnamon, and vanilla to medium stock pot. 

  2. Mix well. 
  3. Bring mix to a boil on stove top over high heat.

  4. Once boiling, lower heat to medium low and simmer covered 20 minutes. Stir every 5!
  5. Remove from heat, if sauce seems to thick add more water as desired.
  6. Use an immersion blender, potato masher, or fork to mash applesauce to desired consistency. 
  7. Cool slightly and enjoy some warm :)
  8. When cool pour into wide mouth jars and store in fridge for up to ten days. This recipe made me 3 one-pint jars.

Recipe Notes

You can leave peels on if you would like - I do not.

Check pot often when simmering - if anything seems to be burning or sticking lower heat and add more water.