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5 from 34 votes

Instant Pot Applesauce

5 mins prep + 6 ingredients to make this Easy Instant Pot Applesauce. Imagine a sweet, warm, cinnamon-spiced homemade apple pie filling. Enjoy this smooth applesauce as a side or dessert.
Servings 6
Total Time 25 mins


  • 3 pounds (1.36kg) your favorite apples (we used Organic Gala Apple) , quartered, peeled or unpeeled
  • 1 - 2 cinnamon sticks
  • ¼ cup (60ml) cold water
  • ¼ - ½ teaspoon (0.5g - 1g) nutmeg
  • A pinch salt
  • Honey to taste


  • Pressure Cook Apples: Place cinnamon stick(s), ½ (1g) tsp nutmeg, ¼ cup (60ml) cold water and 3 lbs (1.36kg) quartered apples in Instant Pot Pressure Cooker.
    With Venting Knob in Venting Position, close the lid, then turn Venting Knob to Sealing Position. Pressure Cook at High Pressure for 5 minutes + Natural Release. Open the lid carefully.
  • Blend & Season Applesauce: Remove cinnamon stick(s) and blend the applesauce into desired consistency with an immersion blender. Taste the applesauce and add a pinch of salt. Add honey to taste. Serve applesauce & enjoy~



Taste Test & Adjust: Apples vary widely in their texture & flavors, be sure to adjust the sweetness/tartness to your liking.
For More Tips: read our Complete Pressure Cooker Applesauce Guide
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Author: Amy + Jacky
Calories: 120kcal


Calories: 120kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 3mg | Potassium: 243mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 122IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 1mg