Make your Christmas holidays extra special and memorable with our handpicked collection of Instant Pot Christmas Recipes (Pressure Cooker Christmas Recipes)! 😀

The year is quickly coming to an end with Christmas holidays just around the corner.

Are you excited for the holidays?

Have you started planning your Christmas Dinner Menu?

Your Instant Pot & Pressure Cooker is the perfect kitchen tool to help you cook up a storm for your family & friends this year! 🙂

We categorized the Instant Pot Christmas Recipes in 4 sections:

*You can click on the links to jump to a particular section.

Here are 39+ Instant Pot Christmas Recipes for you!

 


 

INSTANT POT MAIN DISHES

1. Instant Pot Turkey Breast with Homemade Gravy

Say No to Cardboard Turkey Breasts!!

We tested Wet Brining vs Non-Brine Turkey Breasts in Instant Pot and found the secret to making Tender & Juicy Turkey Breasts.

Instant Pot Thanksgiving Recipes (Pressure Cooker Thanksgiving Recipes): Instant Pot Turkey Breast Recipe (Pressure Cooker Turkey Breast)

2. Instant Pot Turkey One Pot Meal

Healthy & simple “3-in-1” Turkey One Pot Meal (Turkey + Mashed Potatoes + Homemade Gravy) on the table in an hour!

Perfect Turkey Dinner for 2. 🙂

Instant Pot Christmas Recipes: Pressure Cooker Turkey One Pot Meal

3. Instant Pot Chili (Make Ahead!)

Loaded with umami & spicy flavors, this hearty comfort Chili is a great addition to your Christmas feast!

Instant Pot Christmas Recipes: Easy Instant Pot Chili Recipe

4. Pressure Cooker BBQ Ribs

BBQ Baby Back Ribs done in an hour with homemade dry rub & sauce!

Instant Pot Christmas Recipes (Pressure Cooker Christmas Recipes): Pressure Cooker Ribs.

5. Instant Pot Beef Curry (Japanese)

Japanese Beef Curry is any day, any occasion all-time-favorite comfort food.

Instant Pot Christmas Recipes (Pressure Cooker Christmas Recipes): Japanese Pressure Cooker Beef Curry

6. Instant Pot Spaghetti Sauce (Make Ahead)

Serve this umami Spaghetti Sauce over pasta, ravioli, spaghetti squash or use it for lasagna, stuffed pasta shells…

Instant Pot Christmas Recipes (Pressure Cooker Christmas Recipes): Instant Pot Spaghetti Sauce Recipe (Pressure Cooker Spaghetti Sauce)

7. Instant Pot Irish Beef Stew

You can make this Guinness Irish Beef Stew & Mashed Potatoes at the same time in the same pot. YES!

This rich & hearty Irish beef stew tastes like it’s been stewing on the stove for the whole day.

Instant Pot Thanksgiving Recipes (Pressure Cooker Thanksgiving Recipes): Instant Pot Irish Beef Stew Recipe

8. Pressure Cooker Pulled Pork (Make Ahead!)

You won’t regret adding this irresistibly tender & juicy BBQ Pulled Pork to your Christmas dinner. Your guests will love the sweet & smoky exploding flavors.

Instant Pot Christmas Recipes: Pressure Cooker Pulled Pork

9. Instant Pot Char Siu (Chinese BBQ Pork)

Do the big feast the Asian way 😉

Char Siu (Chinese BBQ Pork) is always a crowd-pleaser.

Instant Pot Christmas Recipes (Pressure Cooker Christmas Recipes): Instant Pot Char Siu Chinese BBQ Pork Recipe

10. Instant Pot Crispy Chicken (with Homemade Gravy)

oh~ Who doesn’t love a finger-lickin’ good crispy chicken? 😀

Instant Pot Christmas Recipes (Pressure Cooker Christmas Recipes): Crispy Instant Pot Chicken with Homemade Gravy

11. Instant Pot Shrimp Risotto

Garlic Butter Shrimp Risotto – pamper your guests with a creamy delicious Japanese-Italian fare.

Instant Pot Christmas Recipes: Instant Pot Risotto with Garlic Butter Prawns

12. Instant Pot Beef Stroganoff

A mouthful sensation of tender, juicy beef bathe in addictive umami sauce.

Sure way to impress your guests!!

Instant Pot Christmas Recipes (Pressure Cooker Christmas Recipes): Instant Pot Beef Stroganoff Recipe

13. Instant Pot Chicken Roulade (Make-Ahead!)

Brighten your holiday feast with this fancy yet easy Umami Chicken Roulade! Made with 7 simple ingredients.

Instant Pot Christmas Recipes: Instant Pot Chicken Breast Roulade

14. Instant Pot Mushroom Risotto

The easier way to make luxurious risotto without the need to tend the pot. buon appetito!

Instant Pot Christmas Recipes (Pressure Cooker Christmas Recipes): Instant Pot Risotto Recipe

15. Instant Pot Pot Roast

Hearty pot roast made with tender & juicy beef soaked in deliciously rich umami gravy.

Pork Version: Instant Pot Pork Roast

Instant Pot Thanksgiving Recipes (Pressure Cooker Thanksgiving Recipes): Instant Pot Umami Pot Roast Recipe

16. Loaded Instant Pot Mac and Cheese (Kid-Friendly!)

Kick your regular Mac and Cheese up a notch with this indulgent loaded Mac and Cheese.

Instant Pot Christmas Recipes: Instant Pot Mac and Cheese

17. Instant Pot Beef Stew

Cut short half the cooking time making this Soul-satisfying classic American Beef Stew in your Instant Pot.

Instant Pot Christmas Recipes: Instant Pot Beef Stew

18. Pressure Cooker Turkey Legs (with Classic Turkey Gravy)

Tender, flavorful, & satisfyingly-meaty turkey legs with a classic turkey gravy on the side.

Instant Pot Christmas Recipes: Pressure Cooker Turkey Legs

19. Juicy Instant Pot Meatloaf

Free your oven-space and make this incredibly moist & smoky meatloaf in pressure cooker!

Instant Pot Thanksgiving Recipes (Pressure Cooker Thanksgiving Recipes): Instant Pot Meatloaf Recipe

 


 

INSTANT POT APPETIZERS & SOUPS

20. Instant Pot Tomato Soup

This homemade tomato basil soup from scratch (with vegan option) is delicious creamy comfort.

Healthy, super easy to make, and freezer-friendly.Instant Pot Thanksgiving Recipes (Pressure Cooker Thanksgiving Recipes): Instant Pot Tomato Soup Recipe

21. Creamy Pressure Cooker Cauliflower Potato Soup

Perfect low-carb soup stacked with layers of umami flavors waiting to explode in your mouth!

Instant Pot Thanksgiving Recipes (Pressure Cooker Thanksgiving Recipes): Instant Pot Cauliflower Potato Soup Recipe

22. Instant Pot Broccoli Cheese Soup

Make this Creamy Broccoli Cheese Soup for your cheese-loving guests!

Instant Pot Christmas Recipes (Pressure Cooker Christmas Recipes): Instant Pot Broccoli Cheese Soup

23. Instant Pot Meatballs (Make-Ahead!)

Your guests will love the smoky flavors & juicy textures of these homemade cheesy bacon meatballs.

Instant Pot Christmas Recipes: Pressure Cooker Meatballs

24. Instant Pot Deviled Eggs (Make Ahead!)

Our easy go-to part-favorite appetizer! Creamy & rich Deviled Eggs with a tad spicy twist.

Instant Pot Christmas Recipes: Instant Pot Deviled Eggs

25. Instant Pot BBQ Wings

Super Easy. 2 Ingredients. Finger-licking smacking good wings ready in 35 mins.

Instant Pot Thanksgiving Recipes (Pressure Cooker Thanksgiving Recipes): Instant Pot Wings Recipe

26. Instant Pot Turkey Meatballs with Mushroom Gravy (Make-Ahead!)

Crowd-pleasing juicy homemade turkey meatballs, drizzled with fragrant umami mushroom gravy.

Instant Pot Christmas Recipes: Pressure Cooker Turkey Meatballs

 


 

INSTANT POT SIDE DISHES

27. Instant Pot Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Fluffy & creamy butter garlic mashed potatoes sprinkled with pepper and cheese. Yum!!

Instant Pot Labor Day Recipes (Pressure Cooker Labor Day Recipes): Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes

28. Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes (Michelin-Star Inspired)

WOW your guests with this Michelin-Star Inspired Mashed Potatoes! Creamy smooth, fluffy, buttery rich mashed potatoes take your tastebuds to heaven!

Instant Pot Christmas Recipes (Pressure Cooker Holiday Recipes): Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes Recipe (Pressure Cooker Mashed Potatoes)

29. Instant Pot Cranberry Sauce (Make-Ahead!)

How can we skip this Tangy . Sweet . Jam-like . Cranberry Sauce. for the holidays?

Instant Pot Christmas Recipes: Instant Pot Cranberry Sauce

30. Instant Pot Sweet Potato

After 2+ months of sourcing all the right sizes of sweet potatoes to perform 8+ tests, we solved the mysteries to creamy buttery sweet potatoes in the pressure cooker! ?Instant Pot Thanksgiving Recipes (Pressure Cooker Thanksgiving Recipes): Instant Pot Sweet Potato Recipe

31. Creamy Instant Pot Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Make these creamy mashed sweet potatoes on the table in less than 30 mins.

Instant Pot Christmas Recipes: Pressure Cooker Mashed Sweet Potatoes

32. Pressure Cooker Mac and Cheese

Make this dreamy & creamy Mac and Cheese with a smooth, gooey, & rich cheddar cheese sauce.

Instant Pot Christmas Recipes: Pressure Cooker Mac and Cheese Recipe

33. Instant Pot Potatoes (“Quick-Baked”)

Quick & super easy side dish done in 25 minutes!

Instant Pot Christmas Recipes: Pressure Cooker Potatoes

34. Instant Pot Applesauce (Make-Ahead!)

5 mins prep + 6 ingredients. Sweet, warm, & cinnamon-spiced.

Instant Pot Thanksgiving Recipes (Pressure Cooker Thanksgiving Recipes): Instant Pot Applesauce Recipe

35. Instant Pot Potato Salad

We did 7+ Experiments in pursuit of a heart-winning bowl of Creamy & Fluffy Potato Salad to satisfy our crowd.

Instant Pot Thanksgiving Recipes: Instant Pot Potato Salad

 


INSTANT POT DESSERTS

36. Instant Pot New York Cheesecake #17 (Make Ahead!)

Impress your guests with your choice of Smooth & Creamy or Rich & Dense Classic New York Cheesecake. 🙂

Instant Pot Christmas Recipes: Instant Pot New York Cheesecake Recipe

37. Instant Pot Dulce de Leche

After 9 Cans of Condensed Milk, we developed the Safe & Easy No Cans, No Jars Method with our Secret Ingredient. This yields the most silky smooth & deeply caramelized Dulce De Leche.

*Can be made as cheesecake topping or Christmas Gifts

Instant Pot Dulce De Leche Recipe (Pressure Cooker Dulce De Leche): how to make Dulce De Leche (sweetened condensed milk caramel). Silky smooth, deeply caramelized dangerous indulgence. No can, no jar method. 2-ingredient super easy to make. Makes perfect DIY Christmas gifts.

38. Instant Pot Strawberry Compote

Spread this addictive Strawberry Compote onto your New York Cheesecake #17 – it had me licking my plates!

*Can be made as cheesecake topping or Christmas Gifts

Instant Pot Christmas Recipes (Pressure Cooker Christmas Recipes): Instant Pot Strawberry Compote Recipe

39. Instant Pot Blueberry Compote

If you’re a blueberry fan, make this instead! 🙂

*Can be made as cheesecake topping or Christmas Gifts

Instant Pot Christmas Recipes (Pressure Cooker Christmas Recipes): Instant Pot Blueberry Compote Recipe

40. Instant Pot Lemon Curd

When Life gives you a lemon, make some Lemon Curd.

After testing with bagful of lemons, we developed our super easy NO jar method!

*Can be made as cheesecake topping or Christmas Gifts

Instant Pot Christmas Recipes (Pressure Cooker Christmas Recipes): Instant Pot Lemon Curd Recipe

41. Instant Pot Creme Brulee Cheesecake Bites (Make-Ahead!)

Wow your guests with these adorable little sweets at the Christmas party!

Instant Pot Christmas Recipes: Instant Pot Cheesecake Creme Brulee Bites Recipe

42. Instant Pot Flan (Creme Caramel) (Make-Ahead!)

End your Christmas dinner on a high note with this divinely sweet & creamy flan that melts in the mouth.

Instant Pot Christmas Recipes: Pressure Cooker Flan Creme Caramel

43. Instant Pot Egg Custard

Make this dessert with 4 ingredients & 20 mins! The melt-in-your-mouth HK Egg Custard is a killer.

Instant Pot Christmas Recipes (Pressure Cooker Christmas Recipes): Instant Pot HK Egg Custard

44. Chocolate Covered Instant Pot Cheesecake Bites (Make-Ahead!)

Your chocolate-loving guests will love you to bits for these heavenly bites.

Instant Pot Christmas Recipes: Chocolate Covered Instant Pot Cheesecake Bites

45. Green Tea Coconut Creme Brulee (Make Ahead!)

Perfect fancy dessert to pamper your guests.

Instant Pot Christmas Recipes: Green Tea Creme Brulee

46. Easy Apple Turnovers

Super easy 4-ingredient apple turnovers, like a sweet cinnamon apple pie.

Instant Pot Christmas Recipes: Easy Apple Turnovers

BONUS

47. Instant Pot Ham and Bean Soup

Use your leftover Smoky Ham Bones to make this dump-and-go, set-it-and-forget it, simple ingredients soup!

Instant Pot Christmas Recipes (Pressure Cooker Christmas Recipes): Instant Pot Ham and Bean Soup Recipe

48. Pressure Cooker Turkey Stock

Making homemade stock has never been this easy! Save the turkey carcass from your Instant Pot Christmas Recipes and make this rich Turkey Stock.

Instant Pot Christmas Recipes: Pressure Cooker Turkey Stock

Be sure to bookmark these Instant Pot Christmas Recipes (Pressure Cooker Christmas Recipes) as you prepare for your holiday feast!

Wish you & yours a Merry Christmas & Happy New Year! 🙂

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