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Zippy Cranberry Applesauce

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Cook: 20 min.


4 cups

“This is simple to make and so refreshing. The zippy flavor makes it a nice change of pace from regular applesauce.” Peggy A Spitler - Bucyrus, Ohio


  • 5 medium Gala apples, peeled and cubed
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 5 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange zest


  1. In a large saucepan, combine the apples, cranberries, water and sugar. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until apples are tender and the berries pop, stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat; stir in orange zest. Mash until sauce is desired consistency. Serve warm or cold.

Nutrition Facts

1/2 cup: 75 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 0 sodium, 20g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 2g fiber), 0 protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fruit, 1/2 starch.

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