One thing I love to do when I find great deals on soon-to-be-expiring apples and pears is to make homemade pear sauce or applesauce in the crock pot. You could also do it on the stove, but I’ve found that dumping everything in the crock pot and then leaving it is easier for me right now.
Wash and peel fruit.
Core and chop.
Dump chopped fruit in the crock pot and pour a about one cup of water over and sprinkle generously with cinnamon. Let this simmer for a few hours until the fruit is very soft.
Drain off excess liquid, if any and mash with a potato masher or blend in a blender or food processor.
You can store this in the refrigerator in an airtight container for at least a week. It makes a delicious and healthful addition to any meal!
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