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Crock-Pot Applesauce Recipe

All You Need Are 3 Ingredients and a Slow Cooker to Make Healthy Applesauce

The following post was originally featured on Cook Eat Paleo and written by Lisa Wells, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness.

An easy 3-ingredient crock-pot applesauce with no added sugar.

Here's another easy slow-cooker recipe for Fall. The apples and cinnamon cook all day, filling the house with the aroma of apple pie. It's a warm and cozy treat for crisp Autumn days.

The key to this recipe is picking apples that are sweet enough that you don't need to add any sugar. My local farm market had several varieties to choose from. For this batch I used an early variety called Paula Red, but you can use any apple recommended for sauce.

The recipe couldn't be simpler — coconut oil, apples, and a cinnamon stick. I used a potato masher for a slightly chunky applesauce. If you like your applesauce smooth, you can puree it with an immersion blender.

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More easy paleo crock pot recipes:

  1. Paleo Crock-Pot Chicken Soup
  2. Crock-Pot Whole Chicken
  3. Crock-Pot Cauliflower Chicken Chili

3-Ingredient Crock-Pot Applesauce

From Cook Eat Paleo

Crock-Pot Applesauce Recipe


  1. 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  2. 6-8 large sweet baking apples
  3. 1 cinnamon stick


  1. Oil crock pot with coconut oil.
  2. Core, peel, and quarter apples. Add to crock pot with cinnamon stick.
  3. Cook on low 6-8 hours, until soft. Remove cinnamon stick. Mash apples or puree with immersion blender.
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