15 instant pot holiday desserts that will be a hit at your next party
These easy treats are full of seasonal flavor.
The holidays are here and you’ve got a million things to do. If you’ve signed up to bring a homemade treat to your next holiday potluck or family dinner, there’s good news: The Instant Pot makes desserts too! All you have to do is a bit of prep work. Then, just let your pressure cooker do the rest. The pot is actually perfect for making smooth cheesecakes and moist breads, and you’ll be oh-so-thankful for a few extra minutes of free time to wrap gifts or nurse a glass of wine. Here are 15 of our favorite holiday desserts you can make in your pressure cooker:
Free up space in your oven for the ham and sides by making pumpkin pie in your Instant Pot. Multitasking at its tastiest! Via Life, Family & Fun
Peppermint bark is a perfect holiday treat, but it takes a lot of hands-on effort. Peppermint bark cheesecake is equally delicious, but easy to whip up in your Instant Pot. It's a Christmas miracle. Via The Foodie Eats
If you want a sweet treat but you're counting calories, these simple baked apples are a seasonal delight that take just 13 minutes to prepare. Via Ginger Casa
The eggnog cream cheese icing on top of this moist and dreamy bundt cake will be the star of your holiday party. Via Margin Making Mom
Fruit crisps are an extremely underrated dessert—they're delicious and also extremely low pressure. Just toss in the ingredients, and let your Instant Pot do the rest. Via 5 Minutes for Mom
Not only is this one full of ooey gooey chocolate, you can make it in just 11 minutes. Via Adventures of a Nurse
Maple syrup and a hint of sriracha help make these candied pecans an addictive treat with a gourmet look—perfect for parties or gifting. Via Amy + Jacky Pressure Cook Recipes
Sipping cider by the fire is practically a holiday requirement, and this easy Instant Pot version is the perfect way to indulge. Via Six Sisters' Stuff
Sure, gingerbread cookies are cute, but good luck getting your kids to eat them. Use your leftover cookies to make a yummy crust for this simple cheesecake. Via The Foodie Eats
Tired of apple pie? This decadent bread will satisfy your apple cravings, but takes far less effort than rolling dough. Via Adventures of a Nurse
Red Velvet Cheesecake
It’s two delicious desserts in one.
Combine the Christmas color of red velvet with rich cheesecake for a dessert that will definitely impress your friends and family. Via Upstate Ramblings
This Southern alternative to pumpkin pie is perfect for the Instant Pot. Via Melanie Cooks
What's better than a white chocolate cheesecake with a vanilla Oreo crust? A white chocolate cheesecake with a vanilla Oreo crust and sugared cranberries. Via You Can Live Rich on Less
The Instant Pot is actually the perfect place to make eggnog—this method uses a water bath to help prevent the eggs from scrambling. Via The Foodie Eats
With a crust made of buttery Ritz crackers and a salted caramel topping, the best part about this divine cheesecake might be the fact you can store it in the fridge for up to five days. Via Cookies & Cups
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