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smooth applesauce in bowl with spoon
Instant pot applesauce
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins

​The very best and easiest instant applesauce recipe! Packed with flavor you'll never buy or make applesauce any other way.

Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: applesauce, homemade applesauce, instant pot applesauce
Servings: 8 cups
Calories: 173 kcal
Author: Desarae
  • 12 large honey crisp apples see notes
  • 1 cup water
  1. Peel and core all apples. Cut into into chunks. 

    Add to instant pot with 1 cup water.

    Cook high pressure 10 minutes. Natural release.

  2. Add apples to blender and pulse until it reaches your desired consistency. For a smoother applesauce pulse several times. Apples will be very soft, you wont need to blend. 

  3. If desired add cinnamon or sugar at blending stage to mix well. 

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

You can use your favorite sweet, crisp apples. I prefer honeycrisp and fuji apples. 

If your apples are out of season or the applesauce is not as sweet as you desire add 1-3 tbs of sugar or honey to sweeten. 

Nutrition Facts
Instant pot applesauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 173
% Daily Value*
Sodium 4mg0%
Potassium 357mg10%
Carbohydrates 46g15%
Fiber 8g33%
Sugar 34g38%
Vitamin A 180IU4%
Vitamin C 15.4mg19%
Calcium 20mg2%
Iron 0.4mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.