Pressure Cooker Nutty Apple Butter

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Cook: 5 min.


5 cups

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
Being a New England native, I love apple-picking season. Grab some apples and peanut butter to make this creamy PB&J riff. Dunk in sliced fruit or graham crackers, or spread it on a sandwich. —Brandie Cranshaw, Rapid City, SD
Pressure Cooker Nutty Apple Butter Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 4 pounds (about 8) large apples, cored and quartered
  • 3/4 to 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter


  1. In a 6-qt. electric pressure cooker, combine the first 7 ingredients. Lock lid; close pressure-release valve. Adjust to pressure-cook on high for 3 minutes. Let pressure release naturally for 5 minutes; quick-release any remaining pressure
  2. Mash apples with a potato masher or use an immersion blender until blended. Whisk in peanut butter until apple mixture is smooth. Cool to room temperature. Store in airtight container in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 43 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 9mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 1g fiber), 0 protein.