Easy Slow Cooker Pumpkin Apple Sauce

Buying apple sauce out of the jar is simple and delicious, but making applesauce yourself is so much better. The added...
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Buying apple sauce out of the jar is simple and delicious, but making applesauce yourself is so much better. The added bonus is that the apple sauce is pumpkin scented. This is the perfect fall apple sauce that will be perfect to have as a mid-afternoon snack.

Ingredients

  • 4 Pounds red delicious apples, cored, sliced
  • 1/2 Cup brown sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 Teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 Cup water
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • Zest of one lemon

Directions

Add apples, sugar, cinnamon, and pumpkin pie spice into the slow cooker. Mix everything together until it is well coated.

Add water, lemon juice and lemon zest.

Put the slow cooker on low and cook apples for 6 hours.

Easy Slow Cooker Shopping Tip

Try to create a balanced meal when shopping: look for a starch, a protein, and some greens.

Easy Slow Cooker Cooking Tip

When preparing meals try to avoid repetition of similar foods and flavors - aim for variety in textures, colors, and cooking methods.