Apple Dumpling Instant Pot Recipe

Apple dumplings are a yummy and super quick dessert you can make in the Instant Pot. Little preparation and ingredients are needed for this sweet treat.

Apple Dumpling Instant Pot Recipe

Here is a very easy to make apple dumplings recipe you can use right now in your Instant Pot.
Prep Time 6 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 16 mins
Servings 8 people


  • 1 whole Granny Smith Apple you need to peel and core the apple. Cut into 8 pieces.
  • 1 can Crescent Rolls
  • 3/4 cup Apple Cider
  • 1/2 cup Brown Sugar
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1 pinch Ground Nutmeg


  • You need to turn your Instant Pot on to the Saute setting.
  • Take the Crescent rolls and open the can, spreading the dough flat.
  • For each apple slice that you have cut, you want to roll one inside of each Crescent roll. That is why you should cut your apples into 8 pieces.
  • Put the butter inside of the Instant Pot. Click Cancel on the Instant Pot.
  • Add your cinnamon, vanilla, nutmeg, and sugar to the Instant Pot. Stir this all up until it has melted.
  • Put the apple dumplings inside of the Instant Pot, leaving a little room in between each.
  • Sprinle the apple cider around the edges, and then put the lid on the Instant Pot.
  • Turn the Instant Pot on "Manual" and set the timer for 10 minutes. Make sure the Instant Pot is at high pressure.
  • Allow for a natural release of the pressure once the 10 minutes are up.
  • You can now get the apple dumplings out, serve them with the cider and sugar syrup. You also can add vanilla ice cream to make it more decadent.

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