Best Applesauce Recipes

Homemade Applesauce and Baking with Applesauce

July 1, 2016

Here are the best homemade applesauce recipes from The Old Farmer’s Almanac, along with many recipes for baked goods that use applesauce.

Before trying out these recipes, keep in mind that some apples are better than others for making applesauce and baking. Find out which apples you should use in the kitchen.

Applesauce Recipes: Making Applesauce


Cinnamon Applesauce

Homemade Applesauce with Raisins

Indian Summer Applesauce

These applesauce recipes are a great snack or dessert, or they can be a delicious side dish to compliment latkes, braised pork chops, or gingerbread.

Recipes Using Applesauce

Applesauce is also a delicious ingredient while baking. Once you’ve whipped up your very own batch of homemade applesauce with the recipes above, try using some in these various baked goods. 

Applesauce BreadCreamy apple butter makes the perfect topping for this applesauce bread. Eat it with a glass of apple cider for the full apple effect!


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Applesauce Pudding

Applesauce Cookies: You can also try the sugar-free version of applesauce cookies here.

Applesauce Crumb Pie


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Hypocrite Pie

Cranberry Apple Bread

Applesauce Cake: We recommend brown butter frosting for this applesauce cake.

What’s your favorite applesauce recipe, and what pastries do you like to use it in? Let us know in the comments below!

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