What's the best apple for apple puree?

Purees are a delicious snack, a wonderful mix-in, and they add a great flavor profile to meals involving pork. They are a tasty and pure way to enjoy apples and no longer made just for the little ones at home! Apple purees are always in-season and easy to serve.

The best apples for puree are those with a flesh that breaks down easily. McIntosh and Cortland are two great choices. Golden Delicious and Gala are idea for getting all the natural sugars you can in the puree. You’ll be cooking the apples down so sweetness and softness are key.

Pro tips

  • For a thicker puree, use a potato masher instead of pureeing it.