No Sugar Orange Crock PotĀ Applesauce

March 24, 2015


Author Notes: Easy applesauce the lets the crockpot and the apples do all the hard work. Not too sweet and not too tart with a zing of citrus that kids will love. Ann Zaleta

Serves: 10

Ingredients

  • 3 cups Granny Smith Apples, peeled, cubed
  • 4 cups Gala apples, peeled, cubed
  • 1 Navel orange, zested and juiced
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tablespoon Pure vanilla extract

Directions

  1. Place all ingredients in a crockpot, mix well to combine.
  2. Allow to cook on low or high for 2-4 hours, until apples are soft enough to mash with the back of a spoon. Mash to desired consistency.
  3. Place in a long shallow pan and refrigerate until cold, 40 degrees F. or below. This recipe freezes well up to 3 months.
  4. Serving suggestions: Top Pork chops or vanilla ice cream, try mixing it in your oatmeal or just as it is for a snack.

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