Spicy Applesauce Recipe
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Spicy Applesauce Recipe

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"We have an apple-picking party every year," mentions Marian Platt of Sequim, Washington. "It's a bushel of fun, and I look forward to cooking a batch of this easy applesauce seasoned with cinnamon, cloves and allspice."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Cook: 30 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Cook: 30 min.
MAKES: 12 servings


  • 5 pounds tart apples (about 16 medium), peeled and sliced
  • 1 cup apple juice
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup: 94 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 3g fiber), 0 protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fruit.


  1. In a Dutch oven, combine all ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, 25-35 minutes or until apples are tender, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; mash apples to desired consistency. Serve warm or cold.
    Freeze option: Freeze cooled applesauce in freezer containers. To use, thaw in refrigerator overnight. Serve cold or heat through in a saucepan, stirring occasionally.
    Yield: 8 cups.
Originally published as Spice Applesauce in Quick Cooking September/October 2000, p48

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nleather User ID: 1150741 235459
Reviewed Oct. 22, 2015

"Very good recipe. The kids loved it!"

apollo13ps User ID: 3122362 102245
Reviewed Oct. 5, 2008

"Loved this!!! It was easy and so healthy too! You should reprint this in the healthy Cooking Magazine. I loved that it had no salt or added sugar.


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