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Best Ever Cranberry Sauce

Look no further for the Best Ever Cranberry Sauce! This easy and delightful recipe takes only 15 minutes to make and a handful of ingredients! Spiced with cinnamon and sweetened with orange juice, it is the best combination of sweet and tart! The perfect complement to your holiday meal!
Prep Time1 min
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time11 mins
Course: Side
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Christmas, cranberries, cranberry, sauce, thanksgiving
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 100kcal
Author: Trish - Mom On Timeout

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ½ cup orange juice
  • ½ cup water
  • 12 oz fresh cranberries rinsed and picked through
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 piece of orange peel just use a potato peel or paring knife

Instructions

  • Combine sugar, orange juice, and water in a large saucepan over medium heat. Stir to combine.
  • Add cranberries, salt, cinnamon stick and orange peel.
  • Bring to a simmer over medium heat, stirring frequently.
  • Continue cooking, for about 10 minutes, or until all or most of the cranberries have popped. I like to leave a handful of berries whole.
  • Let cool for at least 30 minutes. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.
  • Can be made up to 3 days in advance.

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Nutrition

Calories: 100kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 67mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 55IU | Vitamin C: 13.4mg | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 0.2mg