Homemade Chunky Applesauce

June 14, 2024 / 5 mins read

This #FoodieFriday, we're sharing a recipe from Easy Budget Recipes

This Homemade Chunky Applesauce recipe is easy to make and always a family favorite. It great for snacks, breakfast, and even canning.

Servings: 6

Total Time: 40 mins

  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 30 mins


  • Large Pot
  • Apple Peeler/Corer
  • Measuring Cups
  • Measuring Spoons
  • Potato Smasher
  • Wooden Mixing Spoon


  • 6 lbs apples peeled, cored & cut into slices (Golden Delicious, Honeycrisp, Granny Smith, Fuji or a mix)
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 cup apple juice or apple cider
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg


  • Cook Apples
    • Place the peeled, cored, and cut apples into a large heavy-bottomed pot.
    • Squeeze the lemon over the apples and toss to coat.
    • Stir in apple juice, brown sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
    • Cooke apple mixture over medium heat, stirring often, for 20-30 minutes or until tthe apples are tender
  • Smash or Process Apples
    • Remove the pot from the heat
    • Smash the apples with a potato masher, or precess with an immersion blender or food processor.
  • Serve
    • Serve warm, at room temperature, or chilled.
    • Store in an airtight container or mason jar for up to 1 week in the refrigerator

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 332
  • Carbohydrates 87g
  • Protein 1g
  • Fat 1 g
  • Sodium 12mg

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