Applesauce is a purée of cooked apples, sugar, and occasionally spices. It might be smooth or chunky in texture. To cut calories in certain baked items, applesauce can be used for oil. Applesauce should be used in the same proportion as oil.
Purchasing and Storage:
- Applesauce is available at most grocery stores in the canned fruit area.
- It is available in jars and snack-size plastic containers.
- Refrigerate after opening in the cupboard.