1Place cranberries in saucepan, reserving 1/2 cup to add later. Add 1 cup sugar strip of orange or lemon zest and 2 Tablespoons of water and cook on low heat stirring occasionally until sugar dissolves and cranberries are soft; about 10 min. Increase heat to med. and cook until cranberries burst, about 12 min. Add reserved 1/2 cup cranberries. Remove from heat.
2Chop orange and unpeeled apple, fold into cranberry sauce with 1/2 cup chopped toasted pecans.
3Cover and cool in refrigerate until ready to serve