(Inside: There’s something awesome about a tart bite of apple and cinnamon. Add in H-O-T and I’m in heaven. These Instant Pot Stuffed Apples are just thing thing to hit that spot and make mouths water…)
They say roasted apples are for the fall and winter–they’re wrong.
I say a lot of things–and they’re full of sheep.
For me, having Instant Pot Stuffed Apples is something I’ve decided I need in my life all the time–no matter the season.
What makes me so excited about these Instant Pot Stuffed Apples you see here?
Well, let’s just say that my apples were about to hit the “do-not-eat” stage of their life and I was able to turn them into a warm mid-afternoon snack for the kiddos.
Ok. Now, here’s where you have to avert your own crisis…you have to pin this recipe for Instant Pot Stuffed Apples.
Why? Because you really are going to want it in the fall–and if you don’t pin it now, you’re not going to be able to find it again (we’ve all used the interwebs…we know how this works).
So, pin it, save it, whatever it. Just make sure you note to come back to it soon.
Instant Pot Stuffed Apples
- 4 large Honey Crisp or Granny apples
- 1 tbsp of lemon juice
- 1 bowl of cold water
- 1/4 C + 1 tbsp light sugar, divided
- 1/4 C of raisins
- 1/4 C of pecans, chopped
- 4 tbsp of unsalted butter, divided
- 1/2 C of maple syrup
- 1/2 C water
- 1 cinnamon stick
- Doing one apple at time, remove the core and seeds and make a canal 1 inch thick wide that stop 1/4 inch from the bottom of the apple.
- Mix the lemon juice into the bowl of water.
- Drop the apple into the juice mixture.
- Proceed with the next apples removing each apple in the lemon juice mixture before adding the next one.
- Place 1 tbsp of brown sugar into a mixing bowl.
- Use your fingers to mix in the raisins, pecans and 1 tbsp of the butter.
- Drain any of lemon mixture that remains in the apples and stuff each apple with 1/4 of the mixture.
- Pour the maple syrup and water into the Instant Pot.
- Stir in the remaining brown sugar and the remaining butter.
- Add the cinnamon stick.
- Place the apples into the mixture.
- The apples may be placed on top of each other at an angle if necessary.
- Cover the Instant Pot and allow the apples to cook on High Pressure for 8 minutes.
- Use a slotted spoon to transfer the cooked apples to a bowl.
- Pour the sauce over the apples before serving.
Nutrition InformationServing Size 1 grams
Amount Per Serving Unsaturated Fat 0g
Party on, dude! Catch you the flip side.