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Instant Pot Apple Dumplings

For the filling:

2 each organic peeled, cored and large diced Granny Smith and Fuji apples

2 tbsp unsalted melted butter

1 tbsp lemon juice

¼ cup chopped pecans

½ cup packed light brown sugar

2 tbsp cornstarch

1 teaspoon cinnamon


For the dough:

2 ½ cups all-purpose flour

1 ½ sticks unsalted butter

pinch of salt

¼ cup cold water


For the sauce:

1 cup light brown sugar

½ stick unsalted butter

1 cup apple cider





1. In a large bowl mix together all of the filling ingredients and place in the refrigerator until ready to use.


1. Add the flour, butter and salt to a food processor and pulse until the butter is the size of rice.

2. Slowly drizzle in the water until the dough forms a meal. 

3. Transfer the dough to a clean surface dusted with flour and roll out to 12”x18”. 

4. Evenly cut the dough into 4 squares. 

5. Evenly add the apple filling to the center of each piece of dough and bring up the ends of the dough and pinch to form a pouch. Set aside.


1. Add the brown sugar and butter to an instant pot set to the saute function and cook until completely melted.

2. Add in the apple dumpling pouches right on top of the sauce and pour in the apple cider.

3.Cook on pressure cook for 10 minutes. Make sure it is sealed.

4. Release the seal valve, remove the top and serve with ice cream.

Recipes created by Chef Billy Parisi


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