Sugar Free Applesauce | Slow Cooker or Instant Pot

  • Author: Jenna
  • Yield: 4 1x


  • 8 medium sized Honey Crisp Apples
  • 3 orange peels from one orange
  • 3 cinnamon sticks
  • 1/4 tsp of allspice


  1. Peel and slice apples.  Add apples to your Instant Pot or Slow Cooker and then add the cinnamon sticks, orange peels, and allspice on top of the apples.
  2. Instant Pot:  Close the lid on your Instant Pot and set the steam valve to sealing. Then set the timer to 20 minutes. When the time is up do a quick release. 
  3. Slow Cooker:  Cook the apples for 6 hours on low.  If you are using a slow cooker just place all the apples and spices and orange peels in your slow cooker.
  4.  After the apples are done cooking, take out the orange peels and cinnamon sticks with a pair of tongs. Puree with an emersion blender or add the apples to a blender and blend until smooth.
  5. Serving size: 1/2 cup. 


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  • Serving Size: 1/2 cup

Keywords: homemade applesauce