Cranberry Sauce with Orange

A simple sweet-tart cranberry sauce that can be made with fresh or frozen cranberries.


6 servings


1 1/2 cups water
1 (12 ounce) bag fresh or frozen (thawed) cranberries (3 cups)
1 Granny Smith apple, peeled, chopped
1 cup granulated (white) sugar
1 tablespoon grated orange peel
1/4 cup orange juice
orange peel strips, if desired


In 2-quart saucepan, stir together water, cranberries, apple, sugar, grated orange peel and orange juice. Heat to boiling over medium heat; reduce heat.

Simmer uncovered 10 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until cranberries begin to burst and mixture is thickened. Cool completely. Garnish with orange peel strips.

Estimated Time

Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour

Additional Information

Add a little spice with some ground cinnamon, ginger or cloves.

This cranberry sauce can be made up to 3 days in advance; cover tightly and refrigerate.


Store covered in refrigerator.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving: unavailable

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