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mothers cranberry sauce

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Linda Smith
Oelwein, IA

Mother made this every Thanksgiving and Christmas as a side for her turkey, one year when she left the cooking up to us I made it she didn't like mine and insisted that I put something in it that I shouldn't. (I did it was celery she never let me forget it.

(1 rating)
yield 10 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For mothers cranberry sauce

  • 2 c
    fresh cranberrys
  • 1/2 c
  • 3/4 c
  • 1/2 box
    cherry jello ( small box)
  • 1 tsp
    orange zest
  • 2 Tbsp
    orange juice
  • 1/4 c
    pecans (chopped )

How To Make mothers cranberry sauce

  • 1
    In a large sauce pan put cranberries and water. Cook on med. Stirring often.
  • 2
    When the berries and water come to a simmer and berries begin to pop add sugar , jello and orange juice.
  • 3
    When berries are done popping remove from heat add orange zest and pecans mix well let cool.