See how simple it is to make this fall-inspired, cinnamon-spiked Easy Instant Pot Applesauce with a just a few basic seasonal ingredients. |

Easy Instant Pot Applesauce

 Find out how simple it is to make Easy Instant Pot Applesauce. Never wait for an hour or longer on the stove again!

Course Sauce
Cuisine Egg-Free, Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Instant Pot, Nut-Free, Vegetarian, Whole30
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 108 kcal


  • 3 lb apples cored and roughly chopped (peel if desired)
  • 1 tbsp apple pie spice
  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • pinch cloves
  • pinch sea salt
  • 2 star anise optional
  • 1/2 cup water


  1. Add the chopped apples, apple pie spice, ghee, cloves, sea salt and star anise (optional) to the Instant Pot. Toss everything to combine, then add 1/2 cup water.
  2. Set the Instant Pot to Manual for 10 minutes. Manual is high pressure. 
  3. After the cycle finishes, allow the pressure to release naturally for at least 15 minutes. Carefully remove the lid.
  4. Mash the apples as finely as you'd like, and when the applesauce is cool enough, bottle it up.

Recipe Notes

Store in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

Nutrition Facts
Easy Instant Pot Applesauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 108 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 2mg 0%
Potassium 186mg 5%
Total Carbohydrates 24g 8%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 17g
Vitamin A 1.8%
Vitamin C 9.7%
Calcium 1.7%
Iron 2.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.