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Cranberry Sauce with Apples

Rated as 4.89 out of 5 Stars

"Fall flavors! Traditional cranberry sauce with the addition of Granny Smith apples. The pectin in the apples helps the sauce to set and brings another layer of flavor to a classic recipe. Make it several days in advance to relieve some of the holiday stress."
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30 m servings 112
Original recipe yields 10 servings


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  1. Place cranberries, apples, water, sugar, and cinnamon in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer until cranberries pop and apples are soft, about 20 minutes.
  2. Let cool completely before refrigerating.


  • Cook's Note:
  • You can use fresh or frozen cranberries.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 112 calories; 0 29.4 0.3 0 2 Full nutrition

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I love everything cranberry, but not everyone shares cranberries tartness. The apples adds a touch of sweetness and balance to the cranberries. Thanks for a little twist on my old favorite!

The cinnamon is a fantastic addition!

I made no changes and everyone absolutely loved it.

Soooo easy, and delicious :)

The combination of cranberries and Granny Smith apples is pretty great. Personally, I can't stand cinnamon so I left it out. The base of crans and apples makes this recipe very adaptable. The on...

It was a quick recipe to make and I liked it so much better than the can stuff that no one really eats. So I thought I would try this recipe and I am eager to serve it at the table this year. It...

This is delicious ! My 9 yr old grandson loves canned cranberry jelly. I worried the cranberries would be too strong for his taste but it was a hit with the little guy. My hubby liked it too. T...

I did not make any changes, and I will definitely make again. I ate it by itself as a dessert.

I added grated orange peel and chopped up orange........delicious! Just like Mother used to make