Microwave Applesauce


  • 6 cups of apple slices, peeled (using 1 kind of apple generally gives the best flavor)
  • 1/2 cup of water
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/4 cup of sugar or Splenda
  • 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon


  1. Place the apples in a large microwave safe bowl or casserole dish.  Stir in the water, lemon juice, and salt.  
  2. Cover and microwave on high for 12 minutes.  Stir every 4 minutes.  
  3. Remove from microwave and stir in sugar and cinnamon.  
  4. Puree to applesauce consistency using a food processor. 
  5. Cool and store in refrigerator.  

Recipe from the kitchen of Jennifer Schwerin


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