Homemade Cranberry Sauce

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This is about as easy as it gets and only takes ten minutes. ;-)


  • 4 cups cranberries
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 cups sugar


Mix all ingredients in a saucepan. Heat to boiling, stirring until sugar has dissolved. Cook about 10 minutes (when the berries have all burst and the liquid has reduced a little bit). The sauce will thicken as it cools.

By Deeli from Richland, WA

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December 10, 20090 found this helpful

Works well if you add some fresh orange juice (and zest) in lieu of some of the sugar, yummy!

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December 11, 20090 found this helpful

My dad loves cranberries. I'm going to make this for him.

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December 12, 20090 found this helpful

Excellent idea to use orange juice as a substitute for water michawnpita! Thanks for sharing!

And I thank everyone who voted for this recipe!

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