Who doesn’t have cranberry sauce at a holiday feast? No one, I say. NO ONE!

But, let’s not buy the stuff that’s in the can, okay? Because the real thing is so super easy. Especially if you’re using Crock Pot® Express Crock Multi-Cooker or Instant Pot pressure cooker this holiday like I am. Super. Simple.

Instant Pot Pressure Cooker Cranberry Orange Sauce Recipe

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Instant Pot Pressure Cooker Cranberry Orange Sauce Recipe


The recipe is below!

Pressure Cooker CRANBERRY SAUCE (1)

Pressure Cooker Cranberry Orange Sauce Recipe

A sweet, but tangy cranberry orange sauce that is perfect for topping on holiday stuffing, turkey, or bread made in a pressure cooker.


  • 12 oz fresh cranberries stemmed and washed
  • 2 tsp orange zest about 1 medium orange
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • pinch of salt


  • Mix orange juice and maple syrup in a small bowl until well combined. Pour into pressure cooker. Add cranberries and orange zest.
  • Attach and lock lid, and steam at high pressure for 1 minute.
  • Natural release for 7 minutes, then carefully open lid. Crush cranberries with a masher or wooden spoon.
  • Set pressure cooker to "BROWN/SAUTE", then add sugar. Heat up sauce until it's to desired thickness. Add salt.