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Simple Cranberry Sauce Recipe

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Let’s talk about cranberry sauce and the holidays!

For this Cranberry Sauce recipe, we use fresh cranberries and orange juice, and if you are ready to jump to the recipe click the link here.

This cranberry sauce with orange juice has 5 ingredients and it tastes so good, it will become a family favorite.

Let's talk cranberry for a minute here. If you are need of a delicious and simple cranberry sauce recipe I got one for you that your family will love.

How to make Homemade Cranberry Sauce

Before we continue, please check out these recipes using cranberries below:

What are the ingredients to make Cranberry Sauce

To make this cranberry sauce you are going to need the following ingredients:


  • orange juice, pulp-free
  • water
  • sugar
  • cinnamon
  • fresh cranberries

Now that you have your ingredients follow the steps below to create this homemade cranberry sauce.

Using a large pan, add the water, orange juice, and sugar and bring to a boil.

Once the water is boiling, add the cranberries and cinnamon and continue to boil for an additional 5 to 7 minutes.

Remember to stir the pot occasionally.

Once the cranberries have opened up, remove the pot from the heat and cover it.

Chill the cranberry sauce for about 3 hours to allow the sauce to thicken.

Your Cranberry Sauce is ready!

Simple Cranberry Sauce Recipe

Simple Cranberry Sauce

Simple Cranberry Sauce

Yield: 2 1/2 cups

Cranberry sauce made with fresh cranberries and orange juice.


  • ¾ cup of orange juice, pulp-free
  • ¼ cup of water
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 12oz package of fresh cranberries, rinsed and stems removed


    Mix water, orange juice, and sugar in a large pan and bring to a
    boil the water starts boiling, start adding cranberries and cinnamon, and continue to let it boil for 5-7 minutes.

    Continue to stir occasionally.

    Once you see that the cranberries have opened, remove them from the heat and chill covered for about three hours. This will allow the sauce to thicken.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 127Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 2mgCarbohydrates: 33gNet Carbohydrates: 0gFiber: 2gSugar: 29gSugar Alcohols: 0gProtein: 0g

This is based on 8 servings and data provided and calculated by Nutritionixn on 8/12/2019.

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