Did you know that there are over 7,500 types of apples grown around the world? I want to show you how to preserve apples for food storage! There are lots of ways to do it and it’s always fun to get a little creative! Here are some of my favorite recipes for using up every single apple.
How to Preserve Apples
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How to Preserve Apples for Food Storage
When apple harvest time comes in the fall, there are so many things you can do to preserve that sweet, delicious fruit! I have put together a list of some of my favorite ways to preserve apples for food storage. Which one will you try first?
Dehydrating Apples with Cinnamon and Sugar
Everybody knows apples can be dehydrated but have you ever tried them when they are dehydrated with cinnamon and sugar? I have a cinnamon sugar shaker in my cupboard that I use for these and they are so easy to make. All you need is an apple peeler/slicer/corer, a food dehydrator, apples, and a cinnamon/sugar mixture!
How to Make Homemade Applesauce in the Pressure Cooker
Whether you want applesauce for your food storage or just need to make some for your kiddos, this is the perfect homemade applesauce recipe! You can make it in your instant pot or pressure cooker, so it is quick to make. Having an apple peeler/corer/slicer on hand will make the job so easy!
Homemade Apple Butter Recipe Made in the Slow Cooker (with Canning Instructions)
When you try this homemade slow cooker apple butter you will feel like you have stepped on a farm. The fresh, bold flavors are the perfect complement to a biscuit in the morning and it also makes a great potato pancake topping! There are lots of ways to use it, so give it a try! An apple peeler/corer/slicer makes prepping easy and cooking it in your slow cooker makes your house smell amazing!
How to Can Apple Pie Filling
If you want to can apple pie filling, but want it to be as easy as possible, check out my secret tip! There are products I love to use to can apple pie filling that makes the process so quick and easy (hint: one is an apple peeler/corer/slicer)! When you are done you will have beautiful jars of apple pie filling on your food storage shelves that can then be used in pie, crepes, and lots of other yummy ways!
Canning Homemade Cinnamon Applesauce
If you want to can some applesauce for your food storage, but want something just a little different, you must try the wonderful cinnamon, allspice, and nutmeg flavoring in this homemade cinnamon applesauce! It is sweet and has layers of wonderful fall flavor! It's easy to make in your instant pot or other pressure cooker! Be sure to have an apple peeler/corer/slicer on hand to make prep super fast!
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If you still have more apples left after preserving a bunch of them and you need some yummy apple recipes to try, check out my post 60+ Family Favorite Fall Apple Recipes! There are lots of delicious recipe ideas to try!
See you soon!