Vanilla Bean Pear Applesauce

No sugar is needed!

"I love the apples and pears and vanilla. I’m the same way about vanilla beans. I like to know where they’re from and how soft and plump they are and I’ll admit to hoarding them."

- Maureen

• Pears • Sweet Apples • Vanilla Bean • Water


Vanilla bean pear applesauce isn’t your standard applesauce but instead boasts the sophisticated flavors of vanilla beans and pears. No sugar is needed to sweeten the deal!

Why you’ll love it

There is no added sugar in this applesauce, and you won’t miss it a bit because the vanilla bean adds so much sweet flavor.

Peel, core and cut apples and pears into large chunks.


Add pears, apples, split vanilla bean and water to a large, heavy bottomed saucepan or Dutch oven.


Bring to a boil and reduce to a rapid simmer and cook, partially covered, 20-30 minutes or until apples and pears are softened.


Stir frequently. Add more water if necessary for desired consistency.


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