Tangy Cranberry Sauce

Kristina Turner


Use the cranberry sauce for Thanksgiving and Christmas. You can use the cranberry sauce as a filling for my Czech Kolache or Gluten Free Czech Kolache recipes that I posted. It makes it to where the sweet yeast rolls have the cranberries in the center. Use coconut palm sugar that you can find at a health food store for a lower glycemic index for diabetics or to be healthier.


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15 Min
45 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 package
    cranberries, fresh
  • 1 tsp.
  • 1 tsp.
    pure vanilla extract
  • 1
    tangerine or lemon
  • 1 cup
    sugar or coconut palm sugar
  • 1 cup

How to Make Tangy Cranberry Sauce


  1. Use double boiler and add 1 cup sugar or coconut palm sugar, 1 cup water, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, 1 teaspoon vanilla.
  2. Grate peel of one tangerine or lemon and juice into mixture.
  3. Stir occasionally cranberry mixture over double boiler adding more water to keep double boiler from running out of boiling water. Stir mixture until all the cranberries have popped open & started to thicken.

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About Tangy Cranberry Sauce

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Diabetic
Other Tags: Healthy, Heirloom

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