Instant Pot Applesauce

Simple recipe to make applesauce quickly!

Course Side Dish
Keyword applesauce
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Release Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 12 1/2 cup servings
Author Christy Griggs


  • 18 medium apples
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup sugar


  1.  Pick Apples!

    2. Peel, core, and slice apples.

    3. Place apples into Instant Pot

    4. Add spices and sugar. Stir mixture.

    5. Close Instant Pot lid. Turn toggle to seal.

    6. Press Manual and chose 5 minutes.

    7. Let cycle run and when complete press cancel.

    8. Allow the Instant Pot to naturally release pressure (if it hasn't released by 15 minutes, you can do quick release.)

    9. Open the lid, stir, and mash to desired consistency. 

    10. Allow to cool before dividing. 

Recipe Notes

I was able to double the recipe and used equal amounts of Jonathan and Cortland apples in each batch.