homemade cranberry sauce

5 from 5 votes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 (12 oz.) bag fresh cranberries (3 cups)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ orange, zest and juice
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • kosher salt

Instructions

  • Add 3 cups fresh cranberries to a medium saucepan and cover with 1 cup water and 1 cup sugar; stir to combine. Bring mixture to a simmer, stirring occasionally, until berries pop.
  • Stir in zest and juice from ½ orange and 1 cinnamon stick, continue to cook for 1 minute. Remove from heat, season to taste with salt; let cool.

SERVING SUGGESTIONS

  • Serve with our Thanksgiving menu to complete the meal.

MAKE AHEAD

  • Cranberry sauce may be made 3 days in advance; store, covered, in the refrigerator.