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Homemade Cranberry Orange Sauce


  • Author: Lynnette
  • Prep Time: 2 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 17 minutes
  • Yield: 2.5 cups 1x

Description

Just a few simple ingredients make up this delicious Homemade Cranberry Orange Sauce. Tart cranberries and vanilla blend perfectly with orange and spices.


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Ingredients

  • 1 12oz package fresh cranberries
  • ¼ cup fresh orange juice ~ 1 large orange
  • 1 tsp orange zest
  • ¼ tsp ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp vanilla extract
  • ¾ cup water
  • 1 cup sugar

Instructions

  1. Melt sugar in orange juice and water
  2. Add cranberries to sugar mixture
  3. Stir cranberries until they begin to burst
  4. Add orange zest, cinnamon, and vanilla extract
  5. Stir 10-15 minutes until thickened
  6. Set aside to cool

 


Notes

This can be made  1-2 days ahead of time if stored in the refrigerator. You can add 1 tbsp of additional sugar to sauce as it cooks if you want to add sweetness to your sauce.

  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American