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Instant Pot Apple Pie Filling Recipe

This fall, make some Instant Pot Apple Pie Filling with your extra apples. Your home will be filled with the aroma of baked apple pie. This simple recipe just requires you to add some chopped, peeled, and diced apples with some sugar and spices like cinnamon to your Instant Pot and it will be ready in less than an hour. 

Instant Pot Apple Pie Filling

This easy Pressure Cooker Apple Pie Filling recipe is perfect for adding as a treat over pancakes, using as a filling in apple pies, spreading over vanilla ice cream, and so much more.

There are so many recipes this pie filling can be added to, to increase the flavor. 

If you thought making apple pie filling from scratch was hard, don’t worry!

This recipe is so easy, all you need to do is add the ingredients to your Instant Pot and let it do the work.

You’ll end up with soft apples covered in a thick syrup ready to be added to any dessert. 

In less than an hour, you’ll have tender apple pie filling that’s sweet and filled with flavor for an easy pie filling to use anytime!

HOW TO MAKE INSTANT POT APPLE PIE FILLING

Apples are peeled, cored, and chopped, and placed in an Instant Pot with some sugar, and spices like cinnamon and nutmeg, and then pressure cooked until tender for an easy pie filling you can use in a variety of recipes!

Are you ready to get started?

You’ll find the specific ingredient amounts and detailed instructions in the printable recipe at the bottom of this post.

apple pie filling in a jar

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INSTANT POT APPLE PIE FILLING INGREDIENTS

apple pie filling ingredients

This no-fuss Apple Pie Filling recipe uses everyday kitchen staples to create a delicious dessert or snack your family will love.

All you need is:

  • a few apples 
  • brown sugar 
  • sugar
  • cinnamon 
  • nutmeg 
  • salt
  • cornstarch 
  • vanilla extract
  • water

INSTANT POT APPLE PIE FILLING RECIPE INSTRUCTIONS

Begin by peeling, dicing, and coring the apples.

apple pie filling process 1

Place the apples, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, corn starch, vanilla & water into the instant pot. Mix well.

Close the instant pot and turn the pressure valve to seal.

Cook on manual high pressure for 6 minutes.

Instant Pot Apple Pie Filling

Allow the steam to release naturally instead of quick release.

Pour into a jar for storing in your refrigerator.

In less than an hour, you’ll have no-fuss apple pie filling ready for pies, and other desserts that are sure to become a new favorite!

apple pie filling on a spoon

INSTANT POT APPLE PIE FILLING TIPS AND QUESTIONS

If you’ve never made Homemade Apple Pie Filling, don’t worry! Below are some common questions and helpful tips.

Hopefully, this will answer any questions you may have.

If not, feel free to ask in the comments and I’ll answer the best I can.

HOW LONG DOES IT REALLY TAKE TO MAKE INSTANT POT APPLE PIE FILLING?

This Instant Pot Apple Pie Filling recipe takes approximately 51 minutes. TOTAL. This includes:

  • About 15 minutes to peel, dice, and core the apples
  • Close to 5 minutes to add the ingredients to the Instant Pot
  • Around 26 minutes to make in the Instant Pot
  • 5 minutes to pour into jars
Instant Pot Apple Pie Filling on blue napkin

HOW DO I STORE HOMEMADE INSTANT POT APPLE PIE FILLING?

You can store Instant Pot Apple Pie Filling in an airtight container for 3 days or in your refrigerator for up to 5 days, can it, or store in your freezer for up to 3 months. 

CAN I PRESSURE CAN THE APPLE PIE FILLING?

Yes, you can make this homemade apple pie filling and can it using the proper methods for canning.

That’s a wonderful way to extend the life of this apple pie filling.

You can also freeze this apple pie filling recipe and unthaw it when you need it.  

Instant Pot Apple Pie Filling

CAN I MAKE INSTANT POT APPLE PIE FILLING AHEAD OF TIME?

Yes, you can easily make Apple Pie Filling the day before using it in a recipe.

Simply keep the pie filling stored in the refrigerator.

Homemade Apple Pie Filling will last about 5 days in the refrigerator.

If you want to extend the life of the Apple Pie Filling you can either can it or freeze it.

It will last about 3 months in the freezer. 

WHAT GOES WELL WITH HOMEMADE APPLE PIE FILLING?

Homemade Apple Pie Filling is great to use in a variety of recipes. These recipes would be great to add some apple pie filling to.

Some of my personal favorites include:

Instant Pot Apple Pie Filling

CAN I USE ANY KIND OF APPLE TO MAKE THIS APPLE PIE FILLING?

Yes, you can use any kind of apple in this recipe.

I created this recipe to taste great using any kind of apple you have on hand.

Honeycrisp is the most popular apple to use for apple pie filling. 

WHAT ELSE CAN I ADD TO THIS INSTANT POT APPLE PIE FILLING RECIPE?

This tasty comforting Apple Pie Filling recipe not only tastes great, but it’s also incredibly versatile.

Try adding some raisins to the filling. Just toss in about ½ cup of raisins to add a fun touch. YUM!

Instant Pot apple filling

INSTANT POT APPLE PIE FILLING RECIPE

Yield: 1 Jar

INSTANT POT APPLE PIE FILLING RECIPE

Instant Pot Apple Pie Filling (2)

This fall, make some Instant Pot Apple Pie Filling with your extra apples. Your home will be filled with the aroma of baked apple pie. This simple recipe just requires you to add some chopped, peeled, and diced apples with some sugar and spices like cinnamon to your Instant Pot and it will be ready in less than an hour. 

Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 26 minutes
Total Time 51 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds apples (about 5-7 apples)
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tbs cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3 tbs corn starch
  • 1 tbs vanilla
  • 1/4 cup water

Instructions

  1. Peel, dice, and core the apples. 
  2. Place the apples, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, corn starch, vanilla & water into the instant pot. 
  3. Mix well.
  4. Close the instant pot and turn the pressure valve to seal. 
  5. Cook on manual high pressure for 6 minutes.
  6. Allow the steam to release naturally instead of quick release.
  7. Pour into a jar for storing.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 145Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 78mgCarbohydrates: 37gFiber: 3gSugar: 29gProtein: 0g

Nutritional information is automatically calculated with ingredients and serving size and may not be accurate. Please always double check with your own nutritional apps as well.

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WHAT’S NEXT

I hope you enjoy this fall apple recipe as much as my family does!

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