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Instant Pot Applesauce

Instant Pot Applesauce

  • Author: Recipe Teacher
  • Total Time: 18 mins
  • Yield: 8 Servings


Use fresh apples to make the most delicious, homemade applesauce in your Instant Pot pressure cooker. This easy recipe is perfect for using fresh picked apples!


  • 3 Honeycrisp apples
  • 3 Granny Smith apples
  • 1 cup water


  1. Peel apples and cut into chunks of about 1 – 2 inches in size.
  2. Place apple chunks in Instant Pot with 1 cup water. Secure lid, close vent, pressure cook on high pressure for 8 minutes.
  3. After the pressure cooking cycle is complete, let the pressure naturally release for 10 minutes, then quick release any remaining pressure. When pin drops, carefully remove the lid.
  4. Use a potato masher to mash the apples to desired consistency.
  5. Place applesauce in a bowl and chill in refrigerator for at least 2 hours before serving.
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 8 mins
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Instant Pot
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1/2 cup