Instant Pot Apple Butter With The Best Apple Spice Flavors

A glass jar that is filled with apple butter with a spoon in it on top of a white table cloth. There's a spoon submerged in the jar of apple butter.

5 from 3 reviews

This Instant Pot apple butter has all the flavors of Autumn in a jar. It is sweet, smooth, and filled with apple spice and brown sugar flavors. And the best part, it takes under 10 minutes to make!



4 Apples, peeled, seeded, and chopped (about 1 lb. of apples)

2 tbsp. Butter

1 tbsp. Brown Sugar

1 tsp. Ground Cinnamon

1 tsp. Ground Nutmeg

1 tsp. Ground Ginger

1/4 tsp. Ground Cloves


  1. Peel apples, take out seeds and chop in to small pieces.
  2. Add apples, butter, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and cloves to Instant Pot.
  3. Close lid and set Instant Pot to cook at low pressure for 8 minutes.
  4. Naturally release steam for 15 minutes, then turn the dial from sealed to vent position and release any more steam.
  5. Remove lid when it is safe to do so.
  6. For smooth apple butter, puree mixture in Instant Pot with an immersion blender (or transfer to a blender) until soft and creamy. 
  7. For apple butter with chunks, transfer everything from Instant Pot to a bowl and mash the apples with a fork until it reaches your desired consistency.
  8. Put the apple butter in a sealable glass jar or airtight container and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.


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