Cranberry Orange Sauce

Tess Geer


I have been making cranberry sauce this way for years and years. It's so easy that you will never buy canned cranberry sauce again, and even cranberry sauce haters might like this one! Don't wait for a special occasion. This sauce is a wonderful accompaniment to poultry, meat or fish. Try adding two chopped apples and/or 1/2 cup coarse chopped walnuts along with the cranberries for a change.

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5 Min
10 Min
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1 c
1 c
orange juice, pulp free
1/2 tsp
12 oz bag fresh cranberries

How to Make Cranberry Orange Sauce


  • 1Combine sugar, cinnamon and orange juice in a sauce pan over medium heat. Cook and stir until orange juice is dissolved.
  • 2Rinse cranberries and add to orange juice sugar mixture. Continue to cook until cranberries pop, approximately 10 minutes.
  • 3Remove from heat, transfer to a bowl and refrigerate. Sauce will thicken as it cools. For best results, make two to three days in advance to allow flavors to blend.

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About Cranberry Orange Sauce

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

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