Instant Pot Maple Walnut Oatmeal

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By Chrissy Hackley
from Vestal, NY

I love my electric pressure cooker! I bought the Pampered Chef brand and all it's available accessories. I use it quite frequently and always with wonderful results! This oatmeal is so creamy with crunchy walnuts dotted throughout. It is a thinner oatmeal than if you made one of those instant oatmeal packets. Sometimes I add raisins, which plump up during cooking! My family will only eat oatmeal fixed this way now since I first made this a few years ago!

serves 4
prep time 5 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Pressure Cooker/Instant Pot


  • 2 c
  • 2 c
  • 1 c
    quick cooking oats
  • 1/2 c
    applesauce, unsweetened or 1 ripe banana, mashed
  • 2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    dark molasses
  • 1/2 c
    chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 tsp
    maple extract
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 2/3 c
  • 1/2 c

How To Make

  • 1
    In a pot type accessory mix together all the ingredients. Cover with foil or the matching lid to the accessory.
  • 2
    Place trivet in the instant pot insert, pour in 1 cup of water. Lower pot onto trivet using a sling. (If you don't have a sling you can make one out of foil.)
  • 3
    Place lid on Instant Pot, make sure it is in the sealing position. Turn on high pressure for 13 minutes.
  • 4
    Allow to slow release for at least 5 minutes. If left longer it won't hurt anything. Do a quick release to release any pressure left.
  • 5
    Remove pot carefully. Remove lid and stir well, but carefully if your pot is really full. Allow to stand for 5 minutes, it will thicken up some in this time. Enjoy!
  • 6
    If you don't have molasses, substitute brown sugar for the white sugar.