Knock Your Sauce Off And Save Energy

(NC) Did you know that a slow cooker uses 65 percent less energy in seven hours than an electric oven uses in just one hour? Try this slow-cooker no-fuss applesauce recipe from Hydro One that the whole family will enjoy.

Slow Cooker Apple Sauce

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Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time6 hours
Total Time6 hours 5 minutes
Makes6 Servings


  • 8 medium apples 8 cups
  • 120 mL apple juice or cider, or water, 1/2 cup
  • 15 mL cinnamon ground 1 tsp
  • 60 mL brown sugar or maple syrup, 1/4 cup, optional


  • Peel, core and slice apples. Combine with the other ingredients in a slow cooker. Cook on low for 6 to 7 hours.
  • Stir for a chunkier texture or purée for a smooth sauce. Serve warm or cold.


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