- 7 medium McIntosh, Empire or other apples (about 3 pounds)
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup water
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1/4 teaspoon almond or vanilla extract
- Peel, core and cut each apple into eight wedges. Cut each wedge crosswise in half; place in a 6-qt. electric pressure cooker. Add remaining ingredients.
- Lock lid; close pressure-release valve. Adjust to pressure-cook on high for 3 minutes. Let pressure release naturally. Press cancel. Mash apples with a potato masher or use an immersion blender until desired consistency is reached.
3/4 cup: 139 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 0 sodium, 36g carbohydrate (33g sugars, 2g fiber), 0 protein.