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5 from 11 votes

Cranberry sauce

Cranberry sauce is so easy to make with just 3 ingredients. It is tangy, sweet and perfect for your holiday meal.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Cool30 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cranberry sauce
Servings: 6
Calories: 100kcal
Author: Eating on a Dime


  • 12 oz Fresh Cranberries
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Orange Juice
  • 1/2 cup Water


  • Place all the ingredients in a sauce pan and stir to combine.
  • Heat over medium high heat until the mixture is simmering.
  • Continue to cook uncovered for 10-15 minutes until all or most of the cranberries have popped and the sauce has slightly thickened.
  • Remove from heat and let the mixture cool for 30-45 minutes. Refrigerate covered until you are ready to serve.


Calories: 100kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 90mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 75IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 1mg