easy 3 ingredient crockpot strawberry applesauce
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3 Ingredient CrockPot Strawberry Applesauce

Pink and no sugar added…can this easy Crockpot Strawberry Applesauce get any better?

You guys are going to love this recipe because it’s easy, delicious, and makes a healthy addition to many of our favorite baking recipes.

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This isn’t my typical type of recipe I share with you guys, but there’s a reason to this madness.

I use applesauce constantly in baking. It’s a fun way to get extra flavor in a recipe and frankly it’s easy…and I’m lazy. Applesauce is an easy substitute for eggs in most recipes. (1/3 cup of applesauce equals 1 egg).

But store bought applesauce kind of defeats the purpose of a healthy alternative. It’s often filled with preservatives, sugar and other things.

Well, good news! This strawberry applesauce is easy, low maintenance and requires only 3 ingredients.

I don’t know about you, but I try to meal prep every week. Which normally means that I make at least one recipe in my crockpot. Applesauce is such an underrated snack. People assume it’s just for toddlers but! I strongly disagree.

Applesauce can be used in smoothies, quick breads, muffins, cakes, and as a general egg substitute for eggs.

Materials for CrockPot Strawberry Applesauce

Crockpot (duh) – this is the one I have and use constantly.
Apple slicer – I like this one because it’s affordable and doesn’t take up a buttload of space in your drawers.
Immersion Blender – A great beginner and affordable one. (It’s the one I first got and I loved it)
or
Food Processor – if you think you’d use a food processor more than the immersion blender, this is a good, affordable starter one.

easy 3 ingredient crockpot strawberry applesauce
easy 3 ingredient crockpot strawberry applesauce
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CrockPot Strawberry Applesauce

Strawberry applesauce not only makes an easy and healthy snack but also is the perfect egg substitution for many baking recipes. There's no sugar added to this simple CrockPot recipe + it only has 3 ingredients!
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword applesauce, crockpot recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 15 minutes
Servings 3 cups
Calories 263kcal

Equipment

  • CrockPot
  • immersion Blender

Ingredients

  • 6 red apples peeled and cored
  • ¾ cup water
  • 2 heaping cups Strawberries

Instructions

  • Peel, core, and slice your apples. Throw them in your slow cooker and add your water and and strawberries.
  • Cover and cook on Low for about 4 to 5 hours, stirring occasionally.
  • Once your apples are soft enough to poke a fork easily through, take your immersion blender and blend up the apples into a thick puree. If you want your sauce to be thicker, leave uncovered and allow to cook until you have achieved your desired consistency.
  • Store in and air tight container for up to two weeks in the fridge or up to a year in the freezer.

Notes

*Note* Nutrition information may not be 100% accurate

Nutrition

Calories: 263kcal

Final Notes…

Applesauce is a yummy and easy snack. It’s great for your gut health and a 100% guilt free snack. I mean it’s only strawberries and apples…its like a mushed up fruit salad. And salads are the pinnacle of #heath.

But if you’re like a lot of people you may not love eating straight mush (and fo real what’s wrong with you people? Why put the energy into chewing if you don’t have to 😂😂).

Anywho, check out some of these easy related recipes for your Crock Pot and to use your applesauce:
Cinnamon Applesauce Muffins
Crockpot Cinnamon Roll Casserole
CrockPot Apple Cider
CrockPot Pumpkin Butter

So once you’ve made this yummy Crockpot pink Strawberry Applesauce, take a pic, post it on the gram and make sure to tag me (@thefulfillmentpill)! I love seeing you creations and really, if you don’t post it on Instagram, did it even happen?

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