Pressure-Cooker Homemade Chunky Applesauce
This applesauce is so easy. My family loves the things I make from scratch, and it's good knowing exactly what I'm putting in it! —Marilee Cardinal, Burlington, NJ
Total TimePrep: 10 min. Cook: 5 min. + releasing
- 7 medium McIntosh, Empire or other apples (about 3 pounds)
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup water
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1/4 teaspoon almond or vanilla extract
- Peel, core and cut each apple into 8 wedges. Cut each wedge crosswise in half; place in a 6-qt. electric pressure cooker. Add remaining ingredients.
- Lock lid; close pressure-release valve. Adjust to pressure-cook on high for 3 minutes. Let pressure release naturally. Mash apples with a potato masher or use an immersion blender until desired consistency is reached.