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Homemade Citrus Cranberry Sauce

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Small chunks of orange along with two kinds of citrus zest give bright, fresh flavor to traditional cranberry sauce. You can make this several days ahead if you like — it keeps well in the refrigerator for a week. The recipe is a Yummly original created by David Bonom.


  • 2 navel oranges (medium)
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 lb. cranberries (fresh or frozen)
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
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    Calories130Calories from Fat
    Total Fat
    Saturated Fat
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat
    Total Carbohydrate35g12%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Vitamin A2%
    Vitamin C50%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Keenan 7 months ago
    Im not a fan of the cranberry jelly out of the can...made this for Thanksgiving and everyone loved it.
    Xena Grant 7 months ago
    So good! I substituted grapefruit for the orange and it came out fantastic
    Marquita Cheary 7 months ago
    What a delicious spin on my usual cranberry sauce. I will definitely be making this again!
    Kathy 7 months ago
    SO easy & the flavor was awesome! I added chopped pecans for an extra crunch. DE-LISH!!
    Mary Beth Calor 7 months ago
    Thank you It was great.
    Josh 7 months ago
    Amazing taste and easy to make
    Pamela Mauriello 7 months ago
    Delicious and simple! The best I’ve ever made!
    Annalisa 7 months ago
    I make this recipe every holiday season. Absolutely delicious and even the fam that think they don’t like cranberry…end up loving this one!
    Denise Cabaccang 7 months ago
    Just made this. Wow, best cranberry sauce I've ever made! I did substitute maple syrup for the sugar and apple juice (MINUS 4 TABLESPOONS) for the water. Also added a cinnamon stick while cooking. Delicious!!!
    Jaymee D 8 months ago
    have been making for years!! ive added green apple chunks and crushed nuts and/or raisins over the years. make extra to have for leftovers!! great for sammiches and pumpkin pie!
    Kim Halling 9 months ago
    Excellent - I did cut back a bit on the sugar but just made it a bit more tart!
    Antonio Susanne a year ago
    Awesome My favorite - love the gentle orange flavor that comes through - perfect balance of tart and sweet
    K P 2 years ago
    Really delicious; zero complaints on this recipe! The orange really adds complexity to this bright, tasty side dish! We served it very cold. So good!
    Connor Sloman 2 years ago
    Great. Nice citrus tang. My daughter loved it.
    Libby Creagh 2 years ago
    Delicious!! Very easy to make and a hit with the whole family. This will go into our regular rotation now.
    Rusty O. 2 years ago
    Awesome! super easy and everyone loved it, the kids were even eating it as a stand alone side. will make again and not just for the Holidays!
    Nancy Dean 2 years ago
    Delicious 😋 ! This is easy enough for me aand traditional for my husband to love!
    Linda Pate Booker 2 years ago
    Absolutely delightful! Love the tartness of the cranberries and the flavor of the citrus! I added pecans just because we like it that way.
    Jennifer Boston 2 years ago
    Sooooo easy and taste better. Kids who don’t typically like cranberry sauce even dived in! Need to double the recipe next year 🥰
    Fisak 2 years ago
    Taste absolutely delicious. Much better than your canned artificial flavored sauce. The citrus is a nice little touch
    Hughes 2 years ago
    Excellent, refreshing, and easy to make
    FlawlessHomeCook 2 years ago
    I'm sure this citrus cranberry sauce in yummy. I make a non-cooked similar version that was handed down to me from my sister-in-law many years ago and it always gets rave reviews. I have substituted Splenda for the sugar and it is just as good only without the extra calories. It is simply cranberries and orange including the zest, chopped plus the sweetener of your choice all stirred up. That is it! It too can be made ahead of time and keeps well in the fridge.
    carole G. 3 years ago
    Was amazing!! Would make it again. Everyone loved it
    Taco 3 years ago
    oh yum!! First thing I did before Thanksgiving to get ahead. So easy