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Applesauce make in the Crock Pot has just the right amount of sweetness with warm flavors of cinnamon & nutmeg. One you make homemade, the store bought stuff just won't do!

Crock Pot Applesauce

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 10 minutes
Author Donya | asouthernsoul.com


  • 2 pounds apples (about 8 cups when cut up)
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg (optional)
  • pinch salt


  • Peel and chop apples then place in slow cooker. Cut butter into chunks and place on top of apples. Sprinkle on vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Place lid on crock pot and set to 3 hours on high. 
  • At the end of cooking time, stir apples, mixing well. If smoother texture is desired, use a potato masher to break up apples.