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Instant Pot Apple Crisp Recipe

Written by: Emily Smith

Looking for a delicious apple crisp recipe? Try our Instant Pot apple crisp recipe for a quick and easy dessert that everyone will love! Perfect for any occasion.

This Instant Pot apple crisp is my go-to comfort food. Sweet, spiced apples topped with a crunchy oat crust, all made in a jiffy. Perfect for cozy nights in!

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Craving a delightful dessert that teleports you straight into autumn's embrace? I got your back with my Instant Pot Apple Crisp recipe! Imagine biting into warm, spiced apples covered with a crispy oat topping. A perfect symphony of textures and flavors in every spoonful. Whip this up in your Instant Pot and let the aromas fill your kitchen. Trust me, you're in for a real treat!

Ingredients for Delicious Instant Pot Apple Crisp

  • Apples: Sweet and juicy fruit that provides the base for the crisp, adding natural sweetness and a soft texture.
  • Brown sugar: Adds sweetness and caramel flavor to the apple filling, creating a rich and indulgent taste.
  • Cinnamon: Warm spice that enhances the apple flavor, adding depth and a cozy aroma to the dish.
  • Nutmeg: Earthy spice that complements the cinnamon, providing warmth and complexity to the apple crisp.
  • Old-fashioned oats: Create a crunchy and hearty topping that adds texture and nuttiness to the dessert.
  • All-purpose flour: Helps bind the topping ingredients together, creating a crumbly and crispy texture when baked.
  • Butter: Adds richness and flavor to the oat topping, ensuring a golden and crispy finish to the apple crisp.

Adding a splash of apple cider vinegar to the apple mixture in this instant pot apple crisp recipe can enhance the flavor and add a subtle tanginess to the dish.

Essential Tools for Making Apple Crisp in Your Instant Pot

  • Instant Pot: Essential for pressure cooking the apple crisp quickly and efficiently.
  • Peeler: Needed to peel the apples before slicing them for the recipe.

Common Questions About This Instant Pot Apple Crisp Recipe

Can I use any type of apples for this recipe?
Yes, you can use any type of apples you prefer, but I recommend using a mix of sweet and tart apples for the best flavor.
Can I add nuts or raisins to the apple crisp?
Absolutely! Feel free to add chopped nuts or raisins to the oat mixture for some extra crunch and flavor.
How can I store any leftovers?
Store any leftover apple crisp in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. You can reheat it in the microwave or oven.
Can I make this recipe in a slow cooker instead of an instant pot?
Yes, you can make this apple crisp in a slow cooker. Cook on low for 4-6 hours or on high for 2-3 hours until the apples are tender.
Can I use quick oats instead of old-fashioned oats?
Quick oats can be used in place of old-fashioned oats, but the texture may be slightly different.

Serves: 6 people

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 10 minutes

Total time: 25 minutes


  • 6 cups of peeled and sliced apples
  • 1/2 cup of brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon of nutmeg
  • 1 cup of old-fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup of all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup of cold butter, cubed


  1. Place the sliced apples in the Instant Pot and sprinkle with brown sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Mix well.
  2. In a separate bowl, combine oats, flour, and butter. Mix until crumbly.
  3. Sprinkle the oat mixture over the apples in the Instant Pot.
  4. Close the lid and set the Instant Pot to manual high pressure for 10 minutes.
  5. Once done, quick release the pressure and carefully open the lid.
  6. Serve the apple crisp warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Nutritional value:

Per Serving in Calories: 320 kcal | Carbohydrates: 45 g | Protein: 3 g | Total Fat: 16 g | Saturated Fat: 9 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2 g | Cholesterol: 40 mg | Sodium: 140 mg | Dietary Fiber: 5 g | Sugar: 25 g | Calcium: 50 mg | Potassium: 200 mg | Iron: 1 mg | Vitamin A: 100 µg | Vitamin C: 8 mg

Can You Make Instant Pot Apple Crisp Ahead of Time?

Make Ahead Instructions

  • Prepare the apple crisp as instructed but do not cook it in the instant pot.
  • Cover the instant pot insert with foil or a lid and store it in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours.
  • When ready to cook, follow the cooking instructions from step 4 onwards.

Freezing Instructions

  • After assembling the apple crisp in the instant pot, cover it tightly with foil.
  • Place the entire instant pot insert in the freezer.
  • When ready to enjoy, cook the frozen apple crisp in the instant pot on manual high pressure for 15-20 minutes.

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