Stage 1 baby applesauce

Stage 1 baby applesauce

  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 10 min
  • Total: 25 min
  • Serving: varies

This easy applesauce recipe is perfect for baby's first taste of apple!


  • 5 to 10 large apples, any variety


  1. Peel, core and cut apples into small chunks.
  2. Put apple chunks into a large pan, then add enough water just to cover them.
  3. Boil the apples until fork tender. Remove from water, but reserve water to add to puree if needed.
  4. Put apples in a food processor or blender and puree until smooth. You may also hand mash the apples until smooth.
  5. To thin the mixture, add some of the reserve water from boiling.
  6. Check with your pediatrician before adding spices such as cinnamon.
  7. Serve once cooled or freeze in ice cube trays.