Cranberry Almond Sauce

Cranberry Almond Sauce Recipe

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Lynette !


This is a recipe my grandmother used to make and keep on hand. She said she used it to "fancy-up" things. Very versatile and can be used in many ways. Chilling time is not included in the prep or cooking time.


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4 1/2 cups
10 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


  • 2 c
  • 1 c
  • 4 c
    fresh cranberries
  • 1/4 c
    apricot preserves
  • 3 Tbsp
    apricot preserves
  • 1/4 c
    fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2` c
    blanched, slivered almonds, toasted

How to Make Cranberry Almond Sauce


  1. Combine the sugar and water in a large saucepan; stir well. Bring to a boil over medium heat (do not stir); boil, uncovered for 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in the cranberries. Cook for 5 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until the cranberry skins pop. Remove from the heat; stir in apricot preserves and the lemon juice.
  3. Cover and chill until cool. Stir in the almonds just before serving. Serve over pound cake, ice cream, cooked turkey or pork.

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About Cranberry Almond Sauce

Course/Dish: Fruit Sauces
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: Southern
Dietary Needs: Low Fat
Other Tag: Heirloom

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