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Thanksgiving Cranberry Sauce

Angela Bennett: "It’s on repeat year after year. So good!" Read More
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Thanksgiving Cranberry Sauce

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  • 12 oz. fresh cranberries (weight)
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. orange zest (Loosely Packed)
  • 1/2 cup orange juice (Freshly Squeezed)
  • 1 stick cinnamon
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    Calories140Calories from Fat
    Total Fat0g0%
    Saturated Fat
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat
    Total Carbohydrate36g12%
    Dietary Fiber4g16%
    Vitamin A2%
    Vitamin C30%

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


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    Angela Bennett 8 months ago
    It’s on repeat year after year. So good!
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    Cindy Morris 8 months ago
    Excellent Loved it just as recipe states
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    Letica Cruz 9 months ago
    Fantastic! I use this recipe every year. I make two batches. One following the recipe exactly and the second I add Serrano peppers . We like spicy, it’s great with turkey and ham too !
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    Tay Pedersen 2 years ago
    i added some dried cranberries as well and it came out amazing!
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    Blanc Vieras 2 years ago
    I substituted maple syrup in the place of sugar and it was delicious! Rave reviews from everyone at the table.
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    Amanda Owens 2 years ago
    New family favorite. So very good. Leftovers are excellent on chicken or pork chops too
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    Ford 2 years ago
    Delicious! Easy! Double the recipe if you are serving more than 4 people because this is amazing.
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    Dalaina 2 years ago
    This was fantastic! A new staple for Thanksgiving. bye-bye canned cranberry jelly. Hubby approved 😊
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    Linda. B. 2 years ago
    Beautiful color and consistency. So easy, and has a depth of flavor. Made it two days before 🦃
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    Dyane 2 years ago
    It is perfection! Absolutely DELISH !
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    Heather Davignon 3 years ago
    Most amazing recipe! Yummmm!
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    Will Braddy 3 years ago
    I loved the recipe, I doubled everything to make enough, but I would recommend using store-bought orange juice and very little zest; it just makes it too orangy for me. Also, if you want it to be a jelly like the canned kind, cook it longer until it gets about that color and it’s no longer a liquid. Then put it in a bowl to cool and it will gel up.
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    Kathy Rohlman 3 years ago
    My go to for Thanksgiving!
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    Amy G. 3 years ago
    Delicious! I would make it again and it made the house smell great!
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    J.P. Schultz 3 years ago
    This recipe is good. Double recipe size and turned out awesome. Surely will be a hit tomorrow😉
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    Todd Reed 3 years ago
    Simple and easy. Great way to start Thanksgiving dinner: Made a day before and ready to go. 🙂
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    Candy Hafler 3 years ago
    Delicious! I added 1/2 tsp vanilla to the mix. I will definitely make this again.
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    Jennifer S. 3 years ago
    So perfect & super quick
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    Karen B. 4 years ago
    My husbands favorite cranberry sauce so far. Making it again
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    Jessica Hays 4 years ago
    This flavor combination was so. good. Quick and easy to make but I would advise removing from the sauce pan ASAP once you've finished cooking because I let mine sit too long and was very difficult to clean afterwards. Even so, the flavor was totally worth it and I'll definitely make this again.
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    Sandy Pineiro 4 years ago
    Wonderful! I never liked the cranberry sauce in the can, but this was delicious. Will definitely make again for Christmas.
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    Megan Wentz 4 years ago
    Made this for the second year in a row at Thanksgiving dinner. It was a hit!
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    Kristen H. 4 years ago
    This is my favorite cranberry sauce recipe! Quick and easy to make. I like to thin the leftovers with some water and serve over pancakes.
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    rballin64 . 4 years ago
    Simple recipe. Very tasty!
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    Ellen B. 4 years ago
    Recipe was easy to follow. Cranberry sauce turn out very good.
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    Danielle H. 4 years ago
    Delicious! Not too tangy, not too sweet.
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    Paige Hale 4 years ago
    This is delicious! I tried to cut back on the sugar, but ended up adding most of it to cut the tartness of the cranberries. I’ll add a little les orange peel next time
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    Sarah S. 4 years ago
    So easy to make and delicious! Personally I love the taste of orange juice in the sauce, but it is quite strong. I would recommend reducing the amount of orange juice if you’re not a fan of sweet & sour taste. Another thing: I wish I cooked mine for a shorter time, because it’s very smooth without having any chunks in it. It looks very much like a store-bought jam.
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    Erin Z. 4 years ago
    Still pretty tart, I added more sugar and cinnamon and tasted great!
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    Gracie 4 years ago
    This recipe was good, but I thought the orange was a bit overpowering. I would definitely still use this recipe but I would just use less orange.