Easy Holiday Cranberry Sauce

Kathi Hamill


I vowed that I would never use canned cranberry sauce again, and since this recipe was created, I have been able to keep that promise!


★★★★★ 1 vote

Makes about 3 cups
Stove Top


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  • 4 c
    fresh berries
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 5
    whole cloves
  • 5
    whole allspice berries
  • 3
    cinnamon sticks
  • 2 c

How to Make Easy Holiday Cranberry Sauce


  1. Place fresh cranberries and water in a medium saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Wrap cinnamon sticks, allspice berries and cloves in a spice bag and place in the saucepan.
  3. Cook until the cranberries begin to burst, about 10 minutes.
  4. Stir in sugar and reduce heat to low. Continue cooking until sugar has dissolved.
  5. Remove from heat and allow to cool. Discard spice bag. Chill for 8 hours or overnight before serving.

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About Easy Holiday Cranberry Sauce

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

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