Slow cooker Pear Applesauce. Turning apples into applesauce is easier than you might think — especially when your slow cooker does most of the work for you! Truthfully, it's hard to be sad about the end of summer right now. The great thing about cooking cinnamon pear applesauce in the slow cooker is that it so easy and forgiving.
Homemade applesauce is one of the easiest kitchen projects you can undertake, made even easier by using the slow cooker. All it takes is a short prep time, and in a few hours of inactive time. Applesauce is the best like that because the smell will linger for days. You can cook Slow cooker Pear Applesauce using 6 ingredients and 6 steps. Here is how you cook that.
Ingredients of Slow cooker Pear Applesauce
- It's 12 of pears.
- You need 1/4 cup of brown sugar, sugar.
- Prepare 1 tsp of salt, allspice, cinnamon, nutmeg.
- Prepare 4 tablespoons of orange juice.
- It's 2 oz of water.
- You need 2 tsp of vanilla.
But we had a bumper crop of pears this year, so I added pears to my applesauce and did not regret it one bit. Looking for a new crock pot? Slow Cooker Applesauce NSA Haiku: "If you add sugar it is NOT this recipe. This is great as is!" I also used a combination of apples and even threw in a couple overripe pears!
Slow cooker Pear Applesauce instructions
- Peal, core, dice pears.
- Place everything in crockpot.
- Stir well.
- Cook on low 4 to 6 hours, stirring occasionally.
- When pears are cooked Smash with a potatoe masher til applesauce like or blend smoothe.
- Serve or cool and serve.
Essentially slow-cooker applesauce with pears added in, this is comforting, cinnamony and not too sweet. Use it any way you would use applesauce--in cakes, on pork chops, or eaten straight with a spoon. You can leave the apples unblended and use them as an oatmeal topping or a lighter apple. Holly shows how to make and can pear butter in the slow cooker. Same method can be used for making apple butter.