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Easy Instant Pot Homemade Applesauce Recipe

This easy Instant Pot Homemade Applesauce recipe is insanely easy to make and has no added sugar! Use the apples of your choice!

Applesauce is a favorite snack in my household. My toddler absolutely loves it. It is great for breakfast, lunch, dinner or as a snack.

Did you know that you can make homemade applesauce in the Instant pot?

Yes, you can make applesauce in the instant pot with just a few ingredients. It is super simple and easy to prepare. The kids will love it!

I also enjoy this recipe because there are no added sugars or preservatives that come in commercial brands.

Sure it’s easy to buy the packaged kind, but this is so fun to make too!

The first time I made it, I used 3 small honey crisp apples. The 2nd time I added some granny smith apples as well with just a couple of fuji’s and it was delicious as well!

Whether you use sweet apples or a tart apple, you can choose which variety of apples you want to make! Since it’s apple season you can use gala apples, golden delicious, fuji apples and more for this homemade applesauce recipe.

When it comes to apple season, I absolutely love making ALL the apple recipes. This homemade apple sauce is definitely one of my favorite fall recipes! You can make it in big batches or small batches, whatever you need when it comes to your personal preference. If you like chunky applesauce, then you can leave it as is, if you like a smoother applesauce you can use a potato masher to make it even smoother.

It is pretty much impossible to can applesauce because of the lack of acidity. That is why we recommend pressure cooking fresh fruit only for short periods of time so that nothing bad happens to your instant pot .

You can enjoy it right away or you can let this applesauce recipe cool and store in the fridge for up to three days, or you can freeze for later use. I love this recipe so much because it’s so easy and the kids love it. I usually make it when I’m busy or on the go so that our family has healthy snacks.

What ingredients do you need for this amazing homemade applesauce?

  • 6-8 large apples (type of apple is up to you!)
  • 1/3 cup Water
  • 1 Tbs. ground Cinnamon

You will not believe how easy this is to create! Put your Instant Pot to good use with this easy and healthy recipe. This is a quick and easy way to make your own applesauce in the Instant Pot.

You won’t believe how easy it is to create this recipe! Just place ingredients into the Instant pot, turn it on, and that’s it! The perfect homemade treat easy recipe for kids for a delicious snack or for when you’re rushing out the door.

You won’t need an immersion blender or food processor for this delicious recipe. This great recipe is made with basic ingredients and definitely has less sugar than the kids you buy at the grocery store.

Best of all, this healthy snack idea is ready in just 10 minutes – it doesn’t get easier than that! If you want you can put the applesauce in freezer bags for future use. Applesauce freezes pretty well, and it’s great for when you make a big batch.

Easy Instant Pot Homemade Applesauce Recipe

Easy Instant Pot Homemade Applesauce Recipe

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 6 minutes
Total Time: 11 minutes

This easy homemade apple sauce will become a favorite recipe!


  • 6-8 large apples
  • 1/3 cup Water
  • 1 Tbs. Cinnamon


  1. Wash, peel, core, and cut apples into chunks.
  2. Add apple chunks & cinnamon into the instant pot.
  3. Pour in the water.
  4. Pressure cook on high for 5 minutes. Slowly and carefully do a quick release.
  5. Smash the apples, or use a hand blender to create a sauce. 

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 158Total Fat 1gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 0gCholesterol 0mgSodium 4mgCarbohydrates 42gFiber 8gSugar 31gProtein 1g

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