Cranberry Applesauce – Instant Pot or Microwave

 

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Cranberry Applesauce

This applesauce is a great addition to your holiday dinner. Ditch the canned cranberry sauce and make your own. No food dyes or corn syrup. And it's super easy. 

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 8

Ingredients

  • 3 medium Apples I like granny smith or Honey crisp
  • 1 pkg. fresh cranberries washed
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon optional
  • 8 drops YL Thieves vitality oil optional
  • 5 drops YL Orange vitality oil optional

Instructions

  1. Peal and coarsely chop apples. Place apples, cranberries, sugar and water in your Instant pot. Secure lid and set for 8 minutes using the manual button. Use a natural release when finished cooking. Stir in desired spices. It will be chunky. You can reduce the amount of sugar but it will be tart. 

  2. For Microwave: Place all ingredients in the large round mold* topped with octagonal bonMat** and cook on high for 10 minutes. Carefully remove from microwave and smash together and add spices if desired. 

Recipe Notes

Large Round Mold Here

Octagonal BonMat Here