Dried Cherry and Cranberry Sauce


This is a wonderful cranberry sauce that I make every Thanksgiving.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
8 hrs
Total Time:
8 hrs 20 mins
4 cups


  • 1 ½ cups cranberry juice cocktail

  • 1 cup water

  • 1 cup light brown sugar

  • 1 cinnamon stick, broken in half

  • ¼ teaspoon ground allspice

  • 6 ounces dried cherries

  • 1 (12 ounce) package fresh cranberries


  1. Stir the cranberry juice cocktail, water, brown sugar, cinnamon stick, and allspice together in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Add the cherries to the cranberry juice mixture; cook another 2 minutes. Add the cranberries; continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until the cranberries pop, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat and chill in refrigerator 8 hours to overnight. Remove and discard cinnamon stick before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

107 Calories
0g Fat
26g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 107
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 7mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 26g 10%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 22g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 13mg 64%
Calcium 22mg 2%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 41mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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