- a dessert or relish made of apples simmered in water and puréed, often containing sugar, cinnamon, etc.
- Slang nonsense; hokum
- Apples stewed to a pulp, and sometimes sweetened and spiced.
- Slang Nonsense; foolishness.
- (slang, US, dated) nonsense!
- These light eaters breeze through the day with a nibble of bread here and a spoonful of applesauce there, but never seem to eat any quantity of food.
- Make your own applesauce (or buy baby applesauce from the store), puree peaches or other fruits to mix with plain yogurt, or give small pieces of banana (grapes too for older babies).
- Some fruits like nectarines contain no sodium, and many canned fruits including applesauce contain fewer than 20 milligrams of sodium per serving.
- Many recipes are available now that either use natural sugar ingrediants (such as applesauce) or artificial sweetners (such as Equal or Splenda).
- For example, while mashed bananas and applesauce are viable egg substitutes, you wouldn't want to use them in a casserole or other savory dish.