Cherry-Cranberry Sauce (for Beginners)

Jeanne Benavidez


I know that all of you great cooks will scoff at this recipe, lol, but my little granddaughter wanted to make something for Thanksgiving and everything seemed to be already taken care of except the cranberry sauce. Since it was late and we did not have any fresh or frozen cranberries, we decided to use what I had in my pantry. Of course, its nothing like the fresh, cooked sauce, but it will do, in a pinch. She was so proud that she got to stir it up all by herself. I have made it this way before (at the last minute) and everyone seemed to like it.

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8 - 10
5 Min
No-Cook or Other


1 can(s)
whole berry cranberry sauce
1/2 can(s)
cherry pie filling

How to Make Cherry-Cranberry Sauce (for Beginners)


  • 1Put the cranberry sauce into a medium sized bowl. Stir it with a fork until it is broken up very well.
  • 2Pour in the cherry pie filling. Remember, you only need 1/2 of the can of pie filling. Stir the pie filling into the cranberry sauce until it is combined very well.
  • 3Pour it into your favorite serving dish and place in the refrigerator for @ 4 hours or until set.

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About Cherry-Cranberry Sauce (for Beginners)

Course/Dish: Fruit Sauces, Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy