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Blog Categories: vietnamese cinnamon

Easy Crockpot Homemade Applesauce

Posted 10/24/2016

This homemade applesauce is super easy to make. With only TWO basic ingredients, no sugar added (unless you want) and no peeling necessary, it makes this recipe a Fall touchdown! 

With Fall being here, most families visit an apple orchard at least once to commemorate this beautiful season. Recently, one of our own visited an orchard and grabbed two types of apples:  McIntosh and Crimson Crisp. Orchard grown apples always makes the best applesauce in our opinion. There certainly is something quite magical about picking out your own apples to use in your recipe verses buying some from a local grocery store.

What's great about this recipe is that you can customize is quite easily. We opted for no added sugar, but we suggest to those that like their applesauce a bit sweeter to include our Spice Sugar blend. You also have the option to peel or not peel the apples. This batch we opted out of peeling the apples creating a thicker applesauce.

Check out this easy recipe below with step-by-step instructions:


  • 6 apples
  • 1/2 tsp ground Spice Merchant’s Vietnamese cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup water


1.    Slice the apples into pieces-we recommend using an actual apple slicer that slices it safely for you

2.   Stick them into a Crockpot with 1/2 a cup of water and 1/2 tsp of ground Spice Merchant's Vietnamese cinnamon

3.   Cook on high in a slow cooker for 4-5 hours, or low for 7-8 hours, occasionally stirring and mashing the apples as they cook


  • You can peel the apples for a smoother applesauce
  • You can also blend the chunky applesauce 
  • If you want your applesauce a tad sweeter, add Spice Merchant's Spice Sugar blend to batch while cooking


For those chilly Fall days, resort to this easy homemade applesauce recipe to warm you and your family up.


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