Apple Cranberry Sauce

Apple Cranberry Sauce Recipe

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Jason Koch


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3 cups
10 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


  • 1/3 c
    finely chopped sweet onion
  • 1/3 c
    sugar, or to taste
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/4 c
    sherry, optional
  • 12 oz
    fresh of frozen cranberries
  • 1/4 c
    cider vinegar or apple juice
  • 1 medium
    tart apple, peeled, cored, diced
  • 1 small
    orange, grated zest of...
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/4 c
    toasted walnuts, chopped

How to Make Apple Cranberry Sauce


  1. In a medium saucepan, combine the onion, sugar, water and sherry. Bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer about 3-5 minutes or until the onion is tender.
  2. Add the cranberries, cider vinegar or apple juice, apple and orange zest. Cover and cook over medium heat until the cranberries pop, about 10 minutes.
  3. Remove from the heat and stir in the raisins and walnuts. Cool completely and refrigerate until ready to serve.

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About Apple Cranberry Sauce

Course/Dish: Fruit Sauces
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American

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