Best Ever Cranberry Sauce Recipe


¾ cup sugar
½ cup orange juice
½ cup water
12 oz fresh cranberries, rinsed and picked through
pinch of salt
1 cinnamon stick
1 piece of orange peel (just use a potato peel or paring knife)

  1. Combine sugar, orange juice, and water in a large saucepan over medium heat. Stir to combine.
  2. Add cranberries, salt, cinnamon stick and orange peel.
  3. Bring to a simmer over medium heat, stirring frequently.
  4. Continue cooking, for about 10 minutes, or until all or most of the cranberries have popped. I like to leave a handful of berries whole.
  5. Let cool for at least 30 minutes. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.
  6. Can be made up to 3 days in advance.

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