Vegan Quick And Easy Applesauce

YIELD: 6 Cups

Applesauce is so easy to make, you really should give it a whirl if you never have. You may wonder why it has taken so long to DIY!


  • 10 medium Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored, and sliced (about 11 cups)
  • ¼ cup sugar (optional)
  • ½ cup apple cider (or water)
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice


  1. In the bowl of a large slow cooker, toss together the apples and sugar. Mix together the apple cider and lemon juice and drizzle over the apples. Cover and cook on high for 3 hours, until very soft, stirring occasionally.
  2. Alternatively, cook for 6 hours on low temperature until very soft and completely transformed to applesauce. Store in airtight container for up to 1 week in refrigerator.