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Debbie's Special Cranberry Sauce

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"My Mom has made this recipe for Thanksgiving and other holidays for the last 20 years. Goes well with chicken, turkey, and pork."
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3 h 30 m servings 131
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Combine the cranberries, prunes, water, raspberry jam, sugar, vinegar, salt, and cinnamon stick in a 3-quart saucepan; bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to medium and simmer until thick and most of the cranberries have burst, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat and allow to cool. Transfer to a container with a lid; cover and refrigerate at least 3 hours before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 131 calories; 0.2 34.2 0.7 0 148 Full nutrition

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This cranberry sauce is fresh and way better than the stuff out of the can. Everyone always raves about it at dinner parties!

I left the cinnamon stick out of this recipe but otherwise followed the directions. I really liked the addition of prunes to this one! This will be one of two recipes that I'll put on my Thank...

New twist to the plain old standard! I had to use strawberry preserves because we always have it in the fridge. Turned out great!

Nice balance between very tart and perfectly sweet. Love this recipe. I added a little extra powdered cinnamon and a pinch of clove but otherwise, I wouldn't touch this near perfect sauce.

This is on my table every year for the holidays now. My guests always go crazy over it !! The longer it sits the better it tastes.

I've been making this recipe for at least 15 years. It came from Good Housekeeping magazine and is a family favorite