4 from 2 votes
Apple Pear Sauce Recipe for the Slow Cooker
Slow Cooker Homestyle Apple Pear Sauce with Amaretto
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
6 hrs
Total Time
6 hrs 5 mins
 
Not your grandma's applesauce. This is a mix of apples, pears, and a splash of amaretto.
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: apple pear sauce
Servings: 8 cups
Calories: 214 kcal
Renee - Kudos Kitchen: Renée - Kudos Kitchen
Ingredients
  • 7 medium/large apples I used Gala, skin on (if desired), core removed, and chopped into 2" chunks
  • 3 large Bartlett pears skin on (if desired), core removed, and chopped into 2" chunks
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • pinch freshly grated nutmeg
  • 3 tablespoons amaretto
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon zest
Instructions
  1. Place all the ingredients into a 5-7 quart slow cooker.
  2. Cover and cook on low for approximately 6 hours.
  3. Uncover and mash if desired.
  4. Cool and serve.
Recipe Notes

Peeling the apples and pears is always an option, if desired.

Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Homestyle Apple Pear Sauce with Amaretto
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 214 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 11mg4%
Sodium 186mg8%
Potassium 243mg7%
Carbohydrates 43g14%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 33g37%
Vitamin A 235IU5%
Vitamin C 10.6mg13%
Calcium 22mg2%
Iron 0.4mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.