Homemade cranberry sauce is always tastier than the store-bought kind, PLUS you can customize your ingredients for different flavors - cranberry pear, cranberry orange, cranberry ginger, spicy cranberry (with hot chili peppers). The sky's the limit!
Sauces, Holiday Favorites
Servings: 82 cups
Author: The Blue Jean Chef, Meredith Laurence
½cup orange juiceor water
4cupsfresh cranberries1 (12-ounce bag)
pinchfreshly ground nutmeg
Combine the orange juice (or water) and sugar in a 2 to 3 quart saucepan and bring to a simmer to dissolve the sugar. Add the cranberries and cinnamon stick (if using).
Simmer gently for 20 minutes, or until all the cranberries have popped and broken down into a sauce. Add orange zest and nutmeg (if using).
Cool to room temperature and serve or refrigerate until you’re ready to serve. Bring to room temperature before serving.
Amount Per Serving (0.25 cups)
Calories 81Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Vitamin A 65IU1%
Vitamin C 16.4mg20%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.