50 Best Instant Pot Recipes From the Best Bloggers!

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If you’ve been wondering how to use your Instant Pot to make delicious recipes for the holidays, or any time of the year at all, then look no further!

We’ve curated the top instant pot recipes from the Best Bloggers around the world! This amazing pressure cooker is so precise, you will be amazed at how much time you save.

I recently took one of my all time favorite holiday recipes for a  French-Canadian Tourtiere, and made the meat filling in the instant pot and my family said it was the best I’ve ever made!

We also have an awesome Mint Chocolate Cheesecake, that is so rich and creamy, you won’t believe it was baked in an Instant Pot!

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Instant Pots have both pressure cooker settings and slow cooker settings – so you get the best of both world in one small appliance!

So if you have an Instant Pot that you’ve only been cooking boiled eggs or rice in, stay with me, because you are about to be amazed by how much time you can save with your meal planning.

The time saved alone, will more than recoup the cost of your shiny new Instant Pot.

You can check out this  Amazon Bestseller Instant Pot right here! This Instant Model model is very popular and runs about $100, but Amazon often has it on sale. If you can get one for under $90 you should grab it, because that’s a very good deal!

This collection of recipes has you covered for a complete turkey dinner, desserts, cheesecakes, soups, sides, the famous green bean casserole and mac and cheese!  So keep reading.  No time right now?  Just pin this image to check them out later.  🙂

collage of instant pot recipes includes cheesecake, tourtiere, cranberries, squash and green bean casserole


The Instant Pot has been around a couple of years now, and is dropping in price all the time, so it’s now like buying a crock pot or really good toaster oven.  Instant Pots are helping busy working moms all over the world by giving them back more time.

I know all too well how precious that extra time is. And quite frankly, I don’t know how you do it with all of the challenges you have with your lives today.  It was so different when I was working full time and having to feed my family.

For many years I worked as a secretary to a busy law firm.  The work was interesting but after long days of being on the phone with cranky clients, and pounding the typewriter I was exhausted.

Yet I was responsible for getting a hot nourishing meal on the table for my family.  The gals I worked with had many creative ideas on how to do this and they were happy to share!  I didn’t get married until I was 31, and I gained an instant family, when my first husband brought two daughters to our marriage.

So what did I use?  Well a favourite method was to get a roast dinner ready, meat potatoes, onions and carrots – put it in the roasting pan in the oven, and set the oven timer.

When I arrived home eight hours later, dinner would be cooked, and it was pretty good!  Except when the timer didn’t work and the food was raw. 🙂

My other go to at that time was the crock pot or slow cooker.  I often purchased small roasting chickens when they were on sale, and stuck one in a crock pot frozen – and of course when I got home, we had roast chicken!

So I totally understand the pressures of needing help with meal planning.  That’s why I think you’ll enjoy this Best Instant Pot Recipes roundup.

I’ve created categories for the recipes too – Desserts, Drinks, Sides & Mains.  But they are all just so great.  From bloggers like Imagelicious, Gonna Want Seconds, My Wife Can Cook, We Are Not Martha, just to name a few!

Enjoy. And have the happiest of holidays, cause you deserve it! xo

Best Instant Pot Recipes – Desserts

  1. White Chocolate Cranberry Cheesecake
side view of white chocolate cheesecake with sugared cranberries on white cake plate with white background

Image & Recipe from You Can Live Rich On Less

  1.  Vegan Christmas Pudding
christmas pudding on a white plate with holly in the background and red berries on top of pudding

Image & Recipe from A Virtual Vegan

2.  White Chocolate Peppermint Cheesecake

slice of peppermint cheesecake on a white plate with red & white peppermints scattered around, shows rest of cheesecake on a red cake plate in the background

Image & Recipe by Simply Happy Foodie

3.  Instant Pot Pumpkin Apple Cake

pumpkin apple bundt cake with white icing drizzled on top on a wooden board with two apples, a knife and a multi patterned napkin in the background

Image & Recipe The Typical Mom

4.  Instant Pot Cheesecake

instant pot cheesecake new york style with whipped cream and strawberries on top

Image & Recipe Delish

5. Pumpkin Cheesecake

instant pot pumpkin cheesecake shows slice cut and moved out slightly from main cake overhead shot

Image & Recipe – My Wife Can Cook

6.  Pumpkin Applesauce

pumpkin pie applesauce in a glass dish with apple, leaves, and can to the side and instant pot in the background

Image & Recipe: We Are Not Martha

7.  Honey Orange Pumpkin Pie

pumpkin pie with slice of pie on a pie server held over the remainder of the pie on a dark surfaced table, white pie plate and white dessert plate, pie has whipped cream piped around the edges

Image & Recipe – Raia’s Recipes

8.  Easy Crockpot Candy Recipe

crockpot chocolate nut candy piece held with fingers showing and more candy in the background

Image & Recipe – Gonna Want Seconds

9.  Keto Chocolate Cheesecake

keto chocolate cheesecake on a white plate with fork cup of coffee to the left red & white napkin under a glass topped cake plate with the rest of the chocolate cheesecake on top with a strawberry in the centre

Image & Recipe – Low Carb Yum 

10.  Salted Caramel Cheesecake

side view of salted caramel cheesecake on a white pedestal cake plate with a dark background

Image & Recipe – Cookies & Cups

11.  Instant Pot Cheesecake Creme Brulee Bites

Image & Recipe – Pressure Cook Recipes

12. Key Lime Pie

Image & Recipe – Living Sweet Moments

13. Chocolate Lava Cakes

Image & Recipe – Favorite Family Recipes

14. Instant Pot Angel Food Cake

Image & Recipe – The Typical Mom

15. Instant Pot Brownies

Image & Recipe – Recipes From A Pantry

16. Keto Pumpkin Cheesecake With Sour Cream Topping

Image & Recipe – Beauty And The Foodie

Best Instant Pot Recipes –  Drinks & Sweet Things

17. Spiced Apple Cider

Image & Recipe – Recipes To Nourish

18. Homemade Apple Cider Recipe

Image & Recipe – Add A Pinch

19. Vegan Pumpkin Spice Syrup

Image & Recipe – Plant Based Instant Pot

20. Instant Pot Vanilla Extract

Image & Recipe – Recipes From A Pantry

Best Instant Pot Recipes – Sides & Mains

21. Instant Pot French Canadian Tourtiere

Image & Recipe – You Can Live Rich On Less

22.  Instant Pot Collard Greens With Smoked Turkey

Image & Recipe – My Forking Life

23. Instant Pot Green Bean Casserole

Image & Recipe – Stay Snatched

24. Instant Pot Cranberry Orange Sauce

Image & Recipe – Marisa Moore

25.  Instant Pot Cornbread

Image & Recipe – Imagelicious

26. Instant Pot Maple Cranberry Sauce

Image & Recipe – Imagelicious

27. Mashed Potatoes

Image & Recipe – Veggies Save The Day

28. Stuffed Squash

Image & Recipe – Recipes From A Pantry

29.  Instant Pot Wild Rice Salad

Image & Recipe – Veggies Save The Day

30.  Garlic & Herb Buttered Carrots

Image & Recipe – Piping Pot Curry

31.  Vegan Thai Curry Butternut Squash Soup

Image & Recipe – Piping Pot Curry

32.  Instant Pot Easy Cranberry Sauce

Image & Recipe – Real Food Real Deals

33. Instant Pot Cauliflower

Image & Recipe – Real Food Real Deals

34. Instant Pot Herbed Turkey Breast

Image & Recipe – My Kitchen Love

35. Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes With Fried Onions & Bacon

Image & Recipe – Fried Dandelions

36. Instant Pot Pumpkin Risotto

Image & Recipe – My Wife Can Cook

37. Taiwanese Beef Stew – Paleo, Keto, Whole 30

Image & Recipe – I Heart Tumami

38.  Spiced Pumpkin Carrot Sweet Potato Soup

Image & Recipe – Fuss Free Flavours

39.  Turmeric Lemon Rice

Image & Recipe – Profusion Curry

40.  Instant Pot Creamy Bacon & Brussels Sprouts

Image & Recipe – Simply Happy Foodie

41. Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes

Image & Recipe – Stay Snatched

42.  Butternut Squash Stew

Image & Recipe – Dishes Delish

43.  Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes

Image & Recipe – Sweet and Savory Meals

44.  Paleo Instant Pot Butter Chicken – Whole 30

Image & Recipe – I Heart Tumami

45. Instant Pot Stuffing

Image & Recipe – This Old Gal

46.  Traditional Green Beans and Bacon

Image & Recipe – Traditional Cooking School By Gnowfglins

47.  Instant Pot Turkey Breast

Image & Recipe – This Old Gal

48.  Instant Pot Mac & Cheese

Image & Recipe – The Salty Marshmallow

49. Instant Pot Stuffed Pumpkin

Image & Recipe – Simply Happy Foodie

50.  Instant Pot Cauliflower Soup

Image & Recipe – Mountain Mama Cooks

I hope you enjoy this amazing collection of Best Instant Pot Recipes as much as I do!  It was a lot of fun putting the recipes together.  AND like I said earlier if you don’t have an Instant Pot, be sure to check out my favourite model here:

Amazon Bestseller Instant Pot right here! This Instant Model model is very popular and runs about $100, but Amazon often has it on sale. If you can get one for under $90 you should grab it, because that’s a very good deal!

collage of soups, stews, cheesecake and best instant pot recipes on a blue background with white and orange text
collage of instant pot recipes
collage of 50 best instant pot recipes showing cheesecakes and desserts
collage of homemade vanilla in small bottles, cheesecake and christmas pudding all made in the instant pot
collage of instant pot recipes for pinterest shows cheesecake, vanilla, and cake
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Judy Kahansky is an experienced writer and baker, creating delicious desserts (including pie!) for over 40 years. She loves to take classic and vintage recipes and update them to fit the busy lives of her readers. When not baking, Judy and her husband Mark are passionate golfers, travelers and dog lovers, spending as much time as they can with their sweet pup Millie.

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