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Instant Pot Cinnamon Apple Sauce

Instant Pot Cinnamon Apple Sauce

Instant Pot Cinnamon Apple Sauce is a recipe for apple sauce that produces the most delicious results in minutes. Just toss it all in and stir when finished. This apple sauce recipe can also be made in the slow cooker.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 people


  • 2 lbs Honeycrisp Apples Snap Dragon or Pink Lady Apples also work nicely.
  • 3 lbs Granny Smith Apples
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 3 tbsp. brown sugar
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 cup water
  • pinch of salt


  1. INSTANT POT INSTRUCTIONS- Core, peel and dice the apples into chunks. These can be 2 inch chunks because they will cook down quickly.
  2. Toss the apples, cinnamon, brown sugar, salt, water and lemon juice into the Instant Pot. Cook on high pressure for 5 minutes. Quick release the steam. Pull the lid off and stir.
  3. SLOW COOKER- Toss everything in and cook on low for 5-6 hours until you can stir and the apples smooth out. You won't need to mash them. They will be so tender that stirring will give you a perfect apple sauce with just a little texture.

Recipe Notes

If you are making this one for younger children and wish to take out any texture just pop into a blender to smooth out.