How Long Does Applesauce Last?
Unopened, applesauce will remain good at room temperature for one to two years. Once opened, the shelf life of applesauce is reduced to about 10 days. Homemade canned applesauce can have a shelf life of up to three years unopened if sealed properly.
Applesauce is a puree of apples that are cooked and reduced. Sometimes sugar or other spices (such as cinnamon) are added. Aside from straight consumption, applesauce is also a good addition to barbecue sauces and other sauces. It is also a healthy substitution for vegetable oil in baking and is known for keeping both meat and cakes moist.