Applesauce is a simple, wholesome, and delicious way to preserve fresh apples. It’s sweet enough to feel like dessert, without being indulgent. We love McIntosh, Golden Delicious, or Fuji apples for applesauce as their flavor and texture holds up well in the microwave. Cooking for kids? This recipe works just as well without the sugar.
Why use an Anyday? Our steam-locking lid prevents the apples from oxidizing, preserving natural flavors and color for the ideal applesauce.
This recipe works with any available apple as well as pears and peaches.
Swap out the water for fresh apple cider.
Stir into cooked oats or cottage cheese for a protein-rich breakfast.
Add cinnamon for a fall side dish, a great addition for a big turkey dinner or serving with latkes!
McIntosh, Golden Delicious, or Fuji apples are great for applesauce due to their flavor and texture. Honeycrisp, Red Delicious, and Gala apples, while they have great taste, do not have the ideal texture for applesauce.
Omit the sugar if making this recipe for babies or toddlers.
This recipe cooks fast, which reduces the chances of apples oxidizing and turning brown. If you like your applesauce a bit darker, add some ground cinnamon for aroma and appearance.
Microwave ovens vary, even with the same wattages. Adjust cooking times as needed.