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Two-Ingredient Applesauce Squares - These delightful bites are super easy to make and perfect for kids - cupofzest.com

1950’s Two-Ingredient Applesauce Squares

These "Delight Squares" are perfect for parties where there will be a ton of kids!
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Author: Michelle Ferrand
Prep Time: 2 hours 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 hours
Total Time: 7 hours 5 minutes
Makes: 64 squares


  • 2 packets unflavored Knox gelatin packs
  • 2 cups applesauce sweetened or unsweetened


  • Heat applesauce over medium heat until it begins to boil, about 5 minutes.
  • While heating applesauce, sprinkle gelatin over ½ cup cold water to bloom. Allow to sit for 5 minutes.
  • Once applesauce had begun to boil, remove from heat. Add gelatin and stir to dissolve.
  • Pour into a 10-inch square pan lined with wax paper and refrigerate 2 hours.
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Recipe from the 1956 edition of the Good Housekeeping Cook Book.