Maple-Cinnamon Applesauce

  • Serves: 7 servings, 1/2 cup each

  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
    Cooking Time: 30 minutes


Turn fresh fall apples into delicious maple-and-cinnamon-spiked homemade applesauce with this easy recipe.


6 McIntosh or other tart apples, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
2 Golden Delicious or other sweet apple, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
1/4 cup water
2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Cooking Instructions

Combine apple pieces and water in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to maintain a simmer. Cover and cook, stirring once or twice, until the apples are very soft and falling apart, about 30 minutes. Mash the apples to the desired consistency and stir in maple syrup and cinnamon.

Cook's Tip

To Make Ahead: Refrigerate for up to 2 weeks or freeze for up to 6 months.

Nutritional Analysis
Per serving
Calories Per Serving
1 mg
29 g
2 g
127 mg

Dietary Exchanges

1 fruit

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