Fresh Applesauce Recipe
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Fresh Applesauce Recipe

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From Cottonwood, Arizona, Mary Ann Gove shares her special recipe for no-cook applesauce. “It's extra-healthy since no nutrients are lost in cooking,” she notes. “Honey makes it sweet enough to satisfy as dessert.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 1/3 cup unsweetened apple juice
  • 3/4 pound tart apples, peeled and quartered
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup: 153 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 2mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (33g sugars, 5g fiber), 0 protein.


  1. In a blender or food processor, combine all ingredients; cover and process until smooth. Transfer to a small bowl. Cover and refrigerate until serving. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Fresh Applesauce in Cooking for 2 Fall 2005, p49

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mistylane User ID: 8009230 216653
Reviewed Jan. 2, 2015

"I tried this recipe today to have with a beautiful pork roast. I doubled the applesauce recipe and can't believe how wonderful this easy recipe turned out. I used granny smith apples (my favorite tart apple) and the taste of these delicious apples came thru to the sauce. I will never buy applesauce again. My thanks to Mary Ann Gove for this wonderful recipe."

kimspacc User ID: 1340117 146179
Reviewed Dec. 28, 2013

"I've made this several times, both for my family and as a school project with young students. It's always a hit and very easy to do."

hayes.jorden User ID: 5885070 149768
Reviewed May. 2, 2011

"I think the texture was off when I made this recipe, but the flavor was good. My best guess is that the apples were stored too long and thus made the applesauce pithy. Make sure you use fresh tart apples (Red Delicious will make it even more pithy). Best served cold."

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