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


  • 1Combine 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.
  • 2Stir 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.
  • 3Cover 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