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Brown Sugar and Cinnamon Applesauce

A delicious and easy recipe for homemade brown sugar and cinnamon applesauce.
Course Dessert
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6
Author Janice Croze


  • 3-4 lbs of organic apples 12-14 apples
  • 1/2 cup of water
  • 1/4 cup dark brown sugar
  • 2-4 cinnamon sticks or 1-2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice or juice of 1 lemon
  • pinch of salt


  1. Cut apples into slices or chop into chunks (do not peel apples)
  2. Cover the bottom of a large pot with water (approx. 1/2 cup of water)
  3. Add cut apples, sugar, cinnamon, lemon juice and salt
  4. Bring to boil
  5. Reduce heat and simmer for 30-40 minutes or until apples are soft
  6. Allow to cool in pot
  7. Remove cinnamon sticks
  8. Use an immersion blender to blend apples in pot
  9. (Or if you do not have an immersion blender, blend in portions in blender)
  10. For a fine applesauce, pour through a sieve or mesh strainer
  11. Serve warm or cold
  12. Store refrigerated for up to a week, freeze for up to a year, or can