Easy Instant Pot Apple Butter

Author Kelly


  • 2.5 lbs. apples cored and quartered (leave skin on)
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 tsp. cinnamon
  • Pinch of nutmeg
  • Pinch of ground cloves
  • Sugar optional I used a few tablespoons


  1. Core and quarter the apples. Leave the skins on
  2. Add apples and water to Instant Pot
  3. Cook on high pressure for 20 minutes
  4. Release pressure and place mixture into blender. Blend until smooth and return to Instant Pot
  5. Add spices and sugar and sautee on low uncovered for 15-45 minutes, dpending upon how thick you want it.
  6. The longer it cooks, the thicker it will get
  7. Store in fridge in airtight jar for up to a week.
  8. This recipe fills approximately 3 small jelly jars.