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25 Recipes That Use Up That Jar of Applesauce

Got a jar of applesauce that has been sitting far too long in your pantry? Turn it into delightful creations with these Applesauce Recipes, where its sweet and tangy goodness adds a flavorful twist to various dishes.

That Use Up That Jar of Applesauce

Applesauce can be used as an ingredient to add sweetness or as a substitute for oil in baking recipes. Read along to find out all you can do with that jar of applesauce!

1. Applesauce Muffins

Need a delicious breakfast or snack? This applesauce muffin is the perfect treat, easily made using whole grain oats, unsweetened applesauce, and whole wheat flour. What we love about this recipe is that it’s freezer-friendly, meaning you can save and enjoy it for another day.

2. Applesauce Brownies

These applesauce brownies are delicious, they’re moist, easy and quick to make, only taking 15 minutes to put together and a further 25 minutes in the oven.

3. Applesauce Cake

This applesauce cake might be an old-fashioned recipe but boy does it taste delicious. Similar to carrot cake, it’s moist but with apple flavoring, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and allspice seasoning.

4. Easy Homemade Applesauce Recipe

There’s one recipe we couldn’t miss in this apple sauce recipe list and that is apple sauce itself. This recipe produces some of the most delicious apple sauce we’ve ever tasted, and it’s easier than you think.

5. Cinnamon Applesauce Cookies

Fancy a snack but want a healthier alternative? Then this cinnamon applesauce cookie is exactly what you’re looking for. These delicious cookies are so simple to make, taking just over 30 minutes in total.

6. Apple Spice Muffins

These apple spice muffins are so autumnal with their cinnamon spice flavoring. They’re so quick and easy to make, using just 3 ingredients to bring everything together.

7. Applesauce Cake

This recipe is so wholesome, it reminds us of days spent with grandma, baking and licking the spoon and bowl. With a moist base and glazed frosting, this cake couldn’t be tastier.

8. Cinnamon Applesauce Pancakes

If cakes aren’t your thing but you want to try some apple goodness, then these applesauce pancakes with hints of cinnamon are the perfect alternative.

9. Double Chocolate Banana Cake

For some applesauce can come across as an overwhelming flavor but with this double chocolate banana cake, the applesauce plays a special role in bringing the flavors together. Plus this recipe is made using no oil or butter, meaning much healthier than your usual cake recipes.

10. Easy Applesauce Bread

An alternative to cakes and cookies is applesauce bread. It’s moist, quick to make and just delicious, perfect for a midmorning snack with your favorite type of tea. Use Brown sugar, cinnamon, flour, and butter for a delicious crumb topping.

11. The Best Classic Zucchini Bread

Subtle hints of apples using applesauce often make some of the best recipes and here’s the perfect example. This zucchini bread is so yummy, it’s sweet and plenty moist thanks to the applesauce.

12. Homemade Crockpot Applesauce

Store-bought applesauce sucks in comparison to this homemade applesauce and we have no doubt you’ll agree. Plus, it couldn’t be easier to throw together thanks to the trusty crockpot. To make your applesauce you’ll need apples, sugar, water, lemon juice and cinnamon.

13. Crockpot Apple Sauce BBQ Chicken

The meat eaters will love this one. This recipe is so simple to make, that you quite literally chuck everything into your crockpot and let it do the work for you. Don’t forget to smother in applesauce!

Make Plenty With Leftover Applesauce

Applesauce is commonly paired with pork, but there is so much more to use it for and we’ve listed out some of our up-top recipes that use applesauce as a base. Leave your thoughts in the comment box below.