This Easy Homemade Peach Applesauce only needs two ingredients and little time to cook. This recipe has no added sugar and is kid approved! Enjoy this applesauce recipe as a snack or as a side dish.
Why should I make my own applesauce?
- Homemade applesauce is always sweeter in flavor because you can use the freshest fruit and ones that are in season! Hint: visit your local farmers market for the best apples and peaches to use (and at a better price!)
- You can make it any flavor you choose! We have a few varieties on the blog that you can choose from. Stores carry all kinds of applesauce and you can make the same at home!
- When you make your own applesauce you get to skip all of the added sugar (or add as much as you choose) plus there are no preservatives or added colors.
- It is super easy to do! With the help of your slow cooker you can make applesauce quick and easy. Plus your home will be filled with the delicious scent of cooked apples.
- Finally, homemade is always better! Give it a try and let us know what you think.
How to Make Easy Homemade Peach Applesauce
First, get out your crock pot or slow cooker, cutting board, peeler and knife. Then, wash, peel and chop apples. Add the apples to the slow cooker. Then, wash, peel and chop peaches. Add the peaches to crock pot as well.
Cook the fruit on low for 4 hours or until tender. Enjoy the delicious smell that will fill your home while it is cooking! Carefully blend in a blender or with an immersion blender until desired consistency is reached. For chunky applesauce use a fork or potato masher.
If needed, add water slowly to adjust the consistency. Let the applesauce cool completely. Store in an airtight container such as a mason jar and refrigerate until ready to serve.
Frequently Asked Questions
Nope! Fresh, canned or frozen peaches can be used for this recipe. If using canned be sure to buy them in juice or water to skip the added sugar from the syrup they can be packed in. Also, any type of peach can be used.
No, this recipe should only be stored in the refrigerator. It is not shelf stable. Applesauce should be eaten within 7-10 days.
Of course, add some cinnamon, nutmeg, etc. This applesauce recipe is easy to change. Be sure to see our other applesauce recipes above as well.
Yes! Freeze applesauce in an airtight container. To make it even easier, freeze in single serving sizes.
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- 5-8 gala apples (or any sweet apple)
- 5 white or yellow peaches
- Wash, peel and chop apples. Add to crock pot.
- Wash, peel and chop peaches. Add to crock pot.
- Cook on low for 4 hours.
- Blend in a blender or with an immersion blender until desired consistency is reached. For chunky applesauce use a fork or potato masher.
- If needed, add water slowly to adjust the consistency.
- Let cool and refrigerate until ready to serve.
This recipe is not made for canning. Applesauce should be stored in the refrigerator and eaten within 7 days. Freeze applesauce to keep for up to 2 months.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 6 Serving Size: about 1/2 cup
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 188Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 2mgCarbohydrates: 45gFiber: 7gSugar: 36gProtein: 2g