Simple Sugar-Free Cranberry Sauce


You can use this for a quick healthy snack or serve it up at any meal. It's incredibly quick and easy and there's no worrying about calories. The best part is you're getting all the benefits from cranberries without any refined sugar.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
2 mins
Total Time:
7 mins
8 servings


  • 1 (12 ounce) package fresh cranberries

  • ½ cup water

  • ½ cup granular sucralose sweetener (such as Splenda®), or to taste


  1. Place cranberries in a microwave-safe bowl. Pour in enough water to cover the bottom of the bowl. Cover and cook on high for 2 to 3 minutes.

  2. Use a potato masher to crush cranberries to desired consistency. Stir in sweetener until dissolved.

Cook's Note:

You can do this with any amount of cranberries. This is the next best thing to eating them right out of the bag.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

20 Calories
0g Fat
6g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 20
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 1mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 6mg 28%
Calcium 3mg 0%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 36mg 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.