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Awesome applesauce

Choosing healthy foods at snack time can be challenging, but here is a fun, simple, nutritious and most importantly, delicious treat that kids will love.

Awesome applesauce

Number of Servings: 24
Serving Size:  1 bowl (1/2 apple)


  • 12 small red apples
  • 24 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 24 tsp. sugar
  • 24 pinches = 1½ tsp cinnamon


  1. Peel the apples and cut them into small pieces. Throw out the core.
  2. Put the apple pieces and lemon juice into the blender or food processor.
  3. Blend until the mixture is very smooth.
  4. Pour the mixture into two small bowls and stir in the sugar and cinnamon.
  5. Enjoy your awesome applesauce!

Want ideas for additional healthy snacks?  Check out the following recipes:

Apple Ladybugs
Fun Fruit Kabobs
Peanut Butter Chip Muffins

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Funding Information

© 2013. NMSU Board of Regents. All rights reserved. This project was supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture through the National Research Initiative (Grant #2008-55215-18837).

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