Nutty Cranberry Sauce


This recipe dresses up plain cranberry sauce just a little. Use whatever nuts you like.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
10 servings


  • 1 cup white sugar

  • ½ cup orange juice

  • ¼ cup triple sec

  • ¼ cup water

  • 12 ounces fresh cranberries, rinsed

  • ½ cup chopped walnuts, or to taste


  1. Stir sugar, orange juice, triple sec, and water together in a saucepan over medium heat until the sugar dissolves; add cranberries and cook until the berries begin to pop, about 10 minutes.

  2. Pour cranberry sauce into a serving bowl; stir nuts into the sauce. Let sauce cool until thickened, 15 to 20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

160 Calories
4g Fat
29g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 160
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Sodium 2mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 29g 11%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 25g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 11mg 54%
Calcium 10mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 81mg 2%

* 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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