Homemade Spicy Applesauce

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A twist on the basic…

Want to make that apple sauce something a little more memorable? Then let’s take it to new spicy levels.

This is a simple homemade spicy applesauce recipe that takes less than an hour to make. With its cayenne and crushed red pepper, it’s a terrific side dish to a spicy pork chop or really any type of barbecue. Plus, it makes for a fun twist on a simple snack, and don’t forget it as a dessert option. Try it with some vanilla ice cream for a terrific after-dinner treat.

Homemade Spicy Applesauce

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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins



  • Place all ingredients into a pot and cook (stirring occasionally) at medium heat for 20 to 25 minutes.
  • Pour the mix into a blender and process the sauce until it's to the applesauce texture you desire.


Want more heat? Double the portions of cayenne and crushed red pepper.
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Matt Bray

Matt Bray

Chief Chilihead at Cindermint
Founder of PepperScale and Cindermint LLC. Sucker for a good scotch bonnet. Spicy food super-fan. Current fiery fascination: Datil hot sauces.


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