Two-Ingredient Applesauce

5 from 8 votes
Maybe it’s because my mom used to make homemade applesauce for us when we were little, but I much prefer this to store-bought.
It’s quick to put together and yields delicious results.
For today's inspiration, a simple reminder from Thich Nhat Hanh to
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Course Snack
Cuisine Vegan
Keyword fruit


  • 4 Pink lady, ambrosia, or any other apples to your liking
  • Margarine to grease the pan
  • A dash of cinnamon or a splash of maple syrup (optional)


  • Wash, peel, and chop the apples up into bite-sized pieces.
  • Spread the apples out in a greased 8×8″ baking dish, then top with the maple syrup or cinnamon, if using.
  • Cover with aluminum foil and bake at 400F for 45 minutes until apples are tender.
  • Mash with a potato masher to your desired level of chunkiness.
  • Enjoy warm or keep in the fridge for a sweet cool treat.
Did you make this? Please let me know by tagging @maitricooks on Instagram and leave a rating in the comments below. Happy cooking, and lots of love! 
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