This is a quick and easy cranberry sauce recipe that will please the entire family. You will never buy canned cranberry sauce again! Prepare up to two days ahead and keep in the refrigerator.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
15 mins
additional:
1 hr
total:
1 hr 25 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
12 servings
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Mix cranberries, brown sugar, orange zest, orange juice, and cinnamon sticks together in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until cranberries pop and sauce is thickened, about 15 minutes.

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  • Transfer sauce to a bowl and refrigerate until chilled, at least 1 hour. Remove cinnamon stick from sauce and serve at room temperature.

Nutrition Facts

61 calories; protein 0.2g 1% DV; carbohydrates 15.9g 5% DV; fat 0.1g; cholesterolmg; sodium 3.7mg. Full Nutrition

Reviews (6)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
10/10/2014
Sorry I must have missed the 1 before the 3/4 cups of brown sugar in my recipe. It is actually 1 and 3/4 cups (1.75 cups) of brown sugar. Trying to update... Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 1 stars
11/26/2016
I'm sorry but this recipe is no good. It was lacking in flavor and definitely needs more sugar - way too tart! Read More
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7 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 5
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 2
Rating: 5 stars
10/10/2014
Sorry I must have missed the 1 before the 3/4 cups of brown sugar in my recipe. It is actually 1 and 3/4 cups (1.75 cups) of brown sugar. Trying to update... Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/23/2016
I did had more brown sugar 1cup more Read More
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Rating: 1 stars
01/02/2014
The proportions are off on this recipe. As written it was bitter! I added another cup of brown sugar and now it's edible. Actually quite good. Read More
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Rating: 1 stars
11/26/2016
I'm sorry but this recipe is no good. It was lacking in flavor and definitely needs more sugar - way too tart! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/27/2018
Perfect blend of tart and sweet. Did find I cooked it for about 5-10 minutes longer than stated to thicken it up a bit more. Fortunately I did see that the recipe should have been 1 3/4 cups of sugar I may have used closer to 2 cups. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/26/2018
This is very close to the recipe I remember as a child when my Grandmother & Mother made it. Read More
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