Healthier Crockpot Applesauce

Hey Y’all!

Healthier Crockpot Applesauce -- Jennifer Gail Writes

I’m so excited to be bringing you what I call my “Healthier” Crockpot Applesauce! When Mark and I went apple picking a few weeks ago, I knew I’d need to make a few different apple recipes, and applesauce was one of them! I found an unhealthy applesauce recipe that was full of sugar, but I wanted to lighten up the sugar a little bit and came up with a super duper yummy applesauce!

Healthier Crockpot Applesauce -- Jennifer Gail Writes

To make this Healthier Crockpot Applesauce, start by peeling all of your apples. I tested this in a mini crockpot so I used 7 different sized apples. They were different sized because at an apple orchard.. you get what you pick! If you’re using a normal sized crockpot, you could peel about 20! It may seem like a lot, but remember they all shrink and mush down.

Healthier Crockpot Applesauce -- Jennifer Gail Writes

Healthier Crockpot Applesauce -- Jennifer Gail Writes

Slice and cut your apples into bite sized chunks, and add them to a bowl or to the crockpot. (I found it was easier to mix all the ingredients together in a bigger bowl and then pouring it into the crockpot)

Healthier Crockpot Applesauce -- Jennifer Gail Writes

I then added 2 tablespoons of brown sugar.

Healthier Crockpot Applesauce -- Jennifer Gail Writes

1/4 cup of truvia

Healthier Crockpot Applesauce -- Jennifer Gail Writes

1 tablespoon of cinnamon

Healthier Crockpot Applesauce -- Jennifer Gail Writes

1/2 cup of water

Healthier Crockpot Applesauce -- Jennifer Gail Writes

Healthier Crockpot Applesauce -- Jennifer Gail Writes

Healthier Crockpot Applesauce -- Jennifer Gail Writes

Combine them all together in a bowl or directly in the crockpot.

Healthier Crockpot Applesauce -- Jennifer Gail Writes

Let it sit on high for about 3 hours (small crockpot) or up to 8 hoursΒ for a big crockpot. Lessoned learned: Don’t let it sit on warm overnight because it doesn’t hold together well like when you make it with real sugar.

Healthier Crockpot Applesauce

Healthier Crockpot Applesauce

Ingredients

    (for mini crockpot)
  • 7-8 apples
  • 2 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/4 c. Truvia
  • 1 Tbsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 c. water

Instructions

  1. Peel & chop apples
  2. Combine all ingredients and place in crockpot
  3. Let sit on high for 3 hours, occasionally stir

What’s your favorite apple recipe? I hope you all enjoy this recipe! Let me know what you think!

xo Jennifer

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