Simple Crockpot Pear & Applesauce Recipe

Simple Crockpot Pear & Applesauce Recipe from The Coconut Mama

We’ve had a plethora of apples and pears around here lately. There are many yummy treats I like to make with apples and pears, but this is one of my daughters favorite snacks. My nine month old son loves munching on it too!

Simple Crockpot Pear & Applesauce Recipe from The Coconut Mama


Crockpot Pear & Applesauce

Equipment:

Ingredients:

  • 6 pounds fresh apples and pears, washed and peeled
  • 4 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla (optional)

Instructions:

  • Place apples, pears, cinnamon sticks and vanilla in crock pot.
  • Cover and turn the heat on low.
  • Allow the applesauce to cook until apples and pears are very tender, 4-6 hours.
  • Turn the heat off and remove the cinnamon sticks.
  • Mash the apples and pears with potato masher.
  • Pour mixture into a 2 quart container and refrigerate.

 

Simple Crockpot Pear & Applesauce Recipe
 
Author:
Ingredients
  • 6 pounds fresh apples and pears, washed and peeled
  • 4 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla (optional)
Equipment
  • Crockpot
  • Potato Masher
Instructions
  1. Place apples, pears, cinnamon sticks and vanilla in crock pot.
  2. Cover and turn the heat on low.
  3. Allow the applesauce to cook until apples and pears are very tender, 4-6 hours.
  4. Turn the heat off and remove the cinnamon sticks.
  5. Mash the apples and pears with potato masher.
  6. Pour mixture into a 2 quart container and refrigerate.

 

You can use this recipe to make probiotic applesauce and probiotic fruit snacks! Share your favorite applesauce mix-ins in the comments, I love reading them.

About the author: Tiffany is a real food mama who lives in Oregon. She is a stay at home mom of three coconut babies. She is passionate about traditional and healing foods. As a true believer in the health benefits of coconut, she uses coconut products in almost all her cooking. Subscribe to The Coconut Mama’s Newsletter for more articles like this one.
7 comments… add one
  • Tricia Potts Smith September 5, 2013, 7:07 am

    Can I use my food processor instead of a potato masher?

    Reply
  • Lea H @ Nourishing Treasures December 2, 2012, 9:31 am

    Thank you for your submission on Nourishing Treasures’ Make Your Own! Monday link-up.

    Check back tomorrow when the new link-up is running to see if you were one of the top 3 featured posts! 🙂

    Reply
  • Dianne November 29, 2012, 10:15 am

    Do you use equal amounts of pears & apples?

    Reply
    • The Coconut Mama November 29, 2012, 10:20 am

      Dianne » Yes. But you can adjust according to your taste and what you have on hand 🙂

      Reply
  • Cultured Palate (@culturedpal) November 28, 2012, 1:59 pm

    Mmmm – never thought about combining pears and apples! My children love applesauce so I am sure this would be a hit!
    I would love to have you share this on Thursday at Tasty Traditions: http://myculturedpalate.com/

    Reply

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