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Pear Applesauce Recipe

Pear Applesauce Recipe

A great way to satisfy your sweet tooth—fat-free and for only 120 calories! —Jenny Cohen, Baltimore
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 3 medium apples, peeled and coarsely chopped
  • 2 medium pears, peeled and coarsely chopped
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg


  • 1. In a large saucepan, combine all ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Mash until sauce is desired consistency. Serve warm or cold. Yield: about 2 cups.

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 120 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (25g sugars, 4g fiber), 0 protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 fruit, 1/2 starch.

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mamaknowsbest User ID: 5826120 122115
Reviewed Aug. 4, 2014

"Our only complaint with this recipe is that it didn't make more! Nice, easy recipe. We used fresh fruit that was overly ripe. A little worried that it would not 'set up' but eventually did thicken and everyone enjoyed."

cecnj4life User ID: 6421935 193839
Reviewed Oct. 21, 2012

"DELISH!!! So easy to make and the kids LOVE it! Tripled the recipe and threw everything in the crock pot on low for about 6 hours (it may not take as long with the original portion recipe). The house smelled A-MAZING while it was cooking. I canned some and put some in 2oz plastic containers for the kids lunch. Will be hitting the farmers market up again and making another batch next weekend!"

nicolev User ID: 4175100 192548
Reviewed Jan. 4, 2012

"This stuff is amazing! We made a huge batch of this and canned it so we can enjoy it all winter."

asabot User ID: 620927 131196
Reviewed Sep. 1, 2011

"Delicious and easy to make!"

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