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Pressure Cooker Apple Comfort

When the temperature drops and winter rolls in, it's the perfect time for this warm and satisfying dessert. —Awynne Thurstenson, Siloam Springs, Arkansas
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. Cook: 12 min. + releasing
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 6 medium tart apples, peeled and sliced
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • Vanilla ice cream, optional

Directions

  • Add 1 cup water to a 6-qt. electric pressure cooker. In a large bowl, combine apples, sugar, flour and cinnamon. Spoon into a greased 1-1/2-qt. souffle or round baking dish. In a small bowl, whisk eggs, cream and vanilla; pour over apple mixture. In another bowl, combine cracker crumbs, pecans and butter; sprinkle over top.
  • Loosely cover dish with foil to prevent moisture from getting into the dish. Place on a trivet with handles; lower into pressure cooker. Lock lid; make sure vent is closed. Select manual setting; adjust pressure to high and set time for 12 minutes. When finished cooking, allow pressure to naturally release for 10 minutes, then quick-release any remaining pressure according to manufacturer's directions. Serve warm, with ice cream if desired.

Test Kitchen tips
  • Choose an apple that will hold up to cooking. Granny Smith, Honeycrisp or Jonagold are good options.
  • You can use cinnamon graham cracker crumbs or crushed gingersnaps in the place of the regular graham cracker crumbs.
  • Nutrition Facts
    1 serving: 433 calories, 24g fat (12g saturated fat), 96mg cholesterol, 129mg sodium, 53g carbohydrate (40g sugars, 3g fiber), 5g protein.

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    • Mike
      Feb 20, 2019

      I was excited to give this recipe a try. Here is my main issue. You have to have a round baking dish that will fit in your pressure pot (with trivet) and still hold 6 apples and other ingredients. Not sure how many people have a dish like this sitting around. I ended up baking in oven with traditional 9 x 13. Didn't care for the results.