Cranberry Sauce

12 Servings
20 min

This homemade Cranberry Sauce is simple and flavorful. Cranberry sauce has such a beautiful color and the texture adds so much to your holiday table. Cranberry sauce is so delicious with a Thanksgiving turkey dinner and also so yummy with leftover turkey on a roll or as part of a sandwich. This recipe requires very few ingredients and very little time. We would love for you to check out the many recipes we have on Sweeter With Sugar. Here is the link to our recipe blog: We hope you have a wonderful and safe holiday season with family and friends.

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Recipe details

  • 12  Servings
  • Prep time: 5 Minutes Cook time: 15 Minutes Total time: 20 min
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  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 12 ounces fresh or frozen cranberries about 3 1/2 cups
  • 1/4 tsp orange zest
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1 large cinnamon stick


Place orange juice and sugar in a sauce pan. Bring to a boil while stirring.
Add remaining ingredients to the orange juice mixture.
Bring sauce back to a boil-then lower the heat.
Simmer for 10 minutes. Stir to keep from burning.
After the 10 minutes are over, remove from heat and allow to cool.
Refrigerate until ready to serve.

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