Apple Sauce Recipe
MAINE APPLESAUCE IN A JAR
We enjoy eating applesauce made from a single Apple variety. Good apple varieties for sauce include Macoun, Liberty, Red Baron, Wealthy, Empire, and Snow.
MAINE APPLESAUCE IN A JAR
We enjoy eating applesauce made from a single Apple variety. Good apple varieties for sauce include Macoun, Liberty, Red Baron, Wealthy, Empire, and Snow.
Apple Sauce Recipe
Ingredients
  • 10 pounds apples 1 ½apples yields about 1 pint of applesauce
  • 6 1-pint canning jars or. 3 1-quart canning jars
Instructions
  1. Wash and scrub apples, cutting off blemishes and scabs.
  2. Cook in a large, non-reactive pot until soft. If necessary, add some water to keep the apples from sticking.
  3. To remove the skins and seeds, press through a food sieve or food mill (or you may peel and core the apples before cooking)
  4. Spoon sauce into jars, leaving ½ inch headspace.
  5. Run a knife through the jarred sauce to remove air bubbles.
  6. Tighten lids. Process in a boiling water bath, 15 minutes for pints and 20 minutes for quarts.
Recipe Notes

Nutritional analysis per ½ cup serving: 52 calories, 1 g protein, 14 g carbohydrates, 0 g fat, 4 mg sodium, 2 g fiber.

Cheryl’s note: Unsweetened and unflavored applesauce is best for baking, so I like to can applesauce without spices or sweeteners. Sweeten to taste with maple syrup or honey before serving.

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