Go Back
Homemade cranberry sauce recipe made in the Instant Pot.

Instant Pot Cranberry Sauce

This cranberry sauce takes just minutes to prep and cooks in only 8 minutes.

Course Side Dish
Keyword Instant Pot
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Servings 7


  • 1 12 ounce bag of cranberrie fresh or frozen
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup water


  1. Add all three ingredients to Instant Pot. Cook on high pressure for 8 minutes. Allow natural release.

  2. Serve warm or cold. 

  3. Variations: You can add orange zest, substitute half the water for orange juice, add a pinch of cinnamon, etc. 

  4. This can be served as a side dish at holiday dinners, over biscuits, in turkey sandwiches, etc.