How to Make Homemade Cranberry Sauce (No Cans Involved)! by Donna John

How to Make Homemade Cranberry Sauce (No Cans Involved)!

I have nothing against that jellied cranberry sauce in the can, but if you want to up the ante this Thanksgiving make homemade cranberry sauce. It couldn’t be any easier!

You’ll need:

  • 1 bag (12 ounces) fresh cranberries, rinsed
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water

Here's how to make it:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a saucepan. 
  2. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. (The cranberries will start to pop open.)
  3. Cool completely then put in the fridge to chill.
Donna John
If you wanted, you could add some orange zest, orange juice or even some nutmeg or cinnamon.
Dr. Shayna Mancuso
Thx for this!! Love the cinnamon addition idea too
Jan Mostrom
I made this for the first time and used 1/2 orange juice, 1/2 apple cider and 1/2 cup less sugar! A little tart but good! Thanks for the inspiration!

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