No pish-posh—this Instant Pot Applesauce is autumn bliss! Made with a mix of apples, cinnamon, and a touch of optional sweetener, it’s one of the simplest, most rewarding things to make with your fall apple haul.Pin this recipe on Pinterest to save for laterPin It! I will be the first to say that not every ingredient is necessarily better to make from scratch (puff pastry, I am looking at you).Homemade applesauce, however, is worth it every single time.
The fresh, unadulterated autumn-ness of homemade applesauce sings in a way that packaged applesauce, locked away on a shelf, simply cannot.Every year, I pick far too many apples at our orchard, a self-fulling prophecy I have absolutely zero plans to thwart.With the Apple Bread, the best ever Cinnamon Apple Crisp in The Well Plated Cookbook, and Fresh Apple Cake to go around, why limit the supply? Fall baking is a wonderful place to start, but when you have more apples than you know what to do with, it’s time to call in the big-batch apple recipes: Apple Cider, Slow Cooker Apple Butter, and today’s splendid Instant Pot applesauce.
How to Make Instant Pot Applesauce I adapted this pressure cooker recipe from my Crockpot Applesauce recipe.Like the original, it uses a full 3-pounds of apples, makes a fantastic healthy snack, side, or even dessert.You can make it with sugar or without sugar depending upon your preferences.Making applesauce in the Instant Pot makes the entire process fast a