Quick and Easy Cranberry Sauce Recipe

Easy Cranberry Sauce
Diana Rattray
  • 15 mins
  • Prep: 3 mins,
  • Cook: 12 mins
  • Yield: 2 Cups (16 servings)
Ratings (4)

This fresh cranberry sauce is quick and easy to prepare and cook. Spice the sauce with a dash of cinnamon or add some freshly grated orange zest for extra flavor.

Serve this delicious sauce with a chicken or turkey dinner, ham, or pork.

What You'll Need

  • 1 package/12 ounces cranberries(fresh or frozen)
  • 1/3 cup sugar (brown, packed)
  • 2/3 cup sugar (granulated)
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • Optional: 1 teaspoon zest (orange)
  • Optional: 1 dash cinnamon

How to Make It

  1. Rinse and pick the cranberries over, discarding damaged berries; set aside.
  2. In a medium saucepan over high heat, bring the sugars and orange juice to a boil and cook, stirring, until sugars are dissolved.
  3. Add the cranberries and orange zest or cinnamon and bring back to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 10 to 12 minutes, or until the cranberries are popping.

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Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 66
Total Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Unsaturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 1 mg
Carbohydrates 17 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Protein 0 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)