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spooning cranberry sauce

Cranberry Sauce Recipe

This homemade Cranberry Sauce recipe is perfect with Thanksgiving turkey and leftovers. It's easier to make than you think too!
Course Sauce
Cuisine American
Keyword cranberry sauce
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 78kcal



  • Wash cranberries well in colander.
    rinsing cranberries in colander
  • Place all ingredients into a small pot. Stir to dissolve sugar while cooking over medium heat.
    cranberry sauce ingredients in pot
  • Bring to boil, then reduce to simmer until all cranberries have burst and sauce has thickened.
    finished cranberry sauce recipe in saucepan
  • Remove and discard orange peels. Pour sauce into a small bowl and serve with turkey.
    spoon in cranberry sauce
  • OR store in airtight container for up to two weeks in refrigerator. Microwave 10-15 seconds to loosen up and bring to room temperature before serving.
    cranberry sauce in plastic container


Calories: 78kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 24mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 17IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 1mg