Take advantage of those Fall apples on sale with this super easy slow-cooker applesauce!

The leaves are changing and the weather is getting cooler. Fall is officially here! Get in the Fall spirit with this easy slow cooker recipe.

Slow-Cooker Applesauce And Apple Butter


  • 12 red apples, a combination of Gala, Honeycrisp, and McIntosh
  • ¾ cup water
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 3 sticks cinnamon
  • ⅓ cup dark brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ⅛ teaspoon nutmeg

Getting Started

  1. Peel and roughly dice the apples, removing the cores.
  2. Add the apples to a slow cooker with the water, salt, and cinnamon sticks, and stir to combine. Cover and cook on high for 4 hours or low for 8 hours, stirring halfway through.
  3. Uncover and remove the cinnamon sticks. Using an immersion blender, blend until your desired consistency is reached.
  4. Scoop out half of the applesauce and enjoy immediately or refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 10 days.
  5. To the remaining applesauce, add the brown sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg, and stir to combine. Cover and cook for 3 hours on high or 6 hours on low, stirring halfway through.

People who tried the recipe out loved it! FUNNY SMS said “I just made this recipe for Apple butter. I started yesterday with peeling cutting and starting it in the crock pot.. all I want to say is OMG IT IS SO GOOD. I’m canning it as I write this..thk you for all you do”

See what all the fuss is about in the video below!

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