Incredibly Easy Crock Pot Cinnamon Apples {Freezer Meal}

By Polly Conner

Apples, brown sugar, and cinnamon make for the perfect crock pot snack!

I came home with a bag of peeled and chopped up apples from Apple Butter Weekend and was trying to figure out what to do with them. After poking around on a few recipes I figured I could cook them up in the crock pot and make a yummy side dish or snack.

It was incredibly easy.

Apples, brown sugar, and cinnamon make for the perfect crock pot snack!

I just dumped in the apples, brown sugar and cinnamon and walked away while my crock pot did the work. After a few hours I let them cool off and mushed them up into an apple sauce consistency.


Incredibly Easy Crock Pot Cinnamon Apples

  • Author: Thriving Home
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 6 hours
  • Total Time: 6 hours 15 minutes
  • Yield: 6 cups applesauce 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Slow Cooker
  • Cuisine: American


Apples, brown sugar, and cinnamon make for the perfect crock pot snack! Try these simple steps for a delicious treat that your family cannot resist.


  • 810 (or more) cups of chopped up apples
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 cup water


Make It Now:

  1. Mix apples, brown sugar, and cinnamon together and place in crock pot.
  2. Add one cup of water.
  3. Cook on low for 6 hours or high for 3 hours.
  4. *Optional: mash up the apples for a less chunky consistency

Freeze For Later: Let the apples cool completely. You can leave them more chunky in consistency or use an immersion blender to make them in to an applesauce consistency. Put apples in to freezer-safe containers and freeze for up to 3 months. Prepare From Frozen: Thaw the apples overnight in the fridge. You can also thaw them in a bowl of water if you’re in a hurry.

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4 replies
  1. Lauren says:

    How long will this stay fresh stored in the fridge?

    I didn’t add enough apples so mine was a little watery, but I used the immersion blender and loaded up some empty baby food jars to freeze for the baby. I wanted to keep some jars in the fridge as individual snacks for the older ones.