Slow-Cooker Sausage and Apples

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 3 hours


24 servings

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
This recipe belongs to my friend Patty, who made me a wonderful cookbook of her dishes. This is one of her most popular. I often double it for parties. —Tammy Zywicki, Elmira, New York
Slow-Cooker Sausage and Apples Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 pounds smoked kielbasa or Polish sausage, sliced
  • 1 jar (24 ounces) chunky applesauce
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion


  1. Combine all ingredients in a 4- or 5-qt. slow cooker. Cook, covered on low, until heated through, 3-4 hours.

Nutrition Facts

1/4 cup: 155 calories, 10g fat (4g saturated fat), 25mg cholesterol, 254mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 0 fiber), 5g protein.