Pressure Cooker Cranberry Applesauce

Make this colorful and tasty applesauce in a pressure cooker.

Serves: 16Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 1 hourDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 16


  • 4 medium tart apples, peeled, cored, and grated
  • 4 medium sweet apples, peeled, cored, and grated
  • 1 cup fresh cranberries
  • Zest and juice of 1 large orange
  • ½ cup dark brown sugar
  • ½ cup granulated cane sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. ground cloves
  • ¼ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • ⅛ tsp. salt
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice


  • Add cranberries to the pressure cooker and top with grated apples. Add the remaining ingredients. Lock the lid into place and bring to low pressure; maintain pressure for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and allow pressure to release naturally. Remove the lid; lightly mash the apples with a fork. Stir well. Serve warm or chilled.