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Homemade Cranberry Sauce

  • Author: kelsey nixon
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x


  • 3 cups (1 (12 oz.) bag fresh cranberries)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • zest and juice from 1/2 orange
  • 1 cinnamon stick


Add cranberries to a medium saucepan and cover with water and sugar – stir to combine. Bring mixture to a simmer, stirring occasionally, until berries pop. Stir in zest, orange juice, and cinnamon stick, continuing to cook for 1 minute. Remove from heat, let cool.


*Cranberry sauce may be made 3 days in advance – store chilled and covered in refrigerator.