Cranberry Sauce

Sweet, tart and crunchy this homemade Cranberry Sauce is a staple on our holiday table!
Course Vegetables and Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 104kcal
Author Souper Chef Deb


  • 3 cups whole cranberries
  • 1 red apple - grated with a box grater no need to remove the peel
  • 1 orange - zested and juiced
  • 1/3 cup chopped apricots
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 2/3 cup water
  • pinch of salt


  • In a large sauce pan add all of the ingredients; cranberries, grated apple, orange - zest & juice, the apricots, brown & white sugar, water and a pinch of salt. Turn heat to medium and stir to combine. Cook until the cranberries burst - the mixture will thicken dramatically - and stir often as all of the sugars can scorch if they get hot.
  • Continue to cook and stir - 15-18 minutes and remove from heat. Allow to cool and refrigerate preferably overnight. Serve chilled


Calories: 104kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Sodium: 5mg | Potassium: 96mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 185IU | Vitamin C: 14.4mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 0.2mg