Nice 'n Lite

Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry Sauce

1 1/2 cups water
1/2 cup or more of sugar
1 bag (12 ounces) fresh cranberries
2 tablespoons orange juice
2 teaspoons fresh orange zest (optional)

In a medium saucepan, combine water, sugar and cranberries. Bring to a boil and simmer for about 10 minutes until the skins pop, stirring occasionally. Taste to see if it’s sweet enough for you, If not add a little more sugar and water if needed and cook a minute or two longer. Stir in orange juice and cook a minute or so. Remove from the heat and stir in orange zest. Serve warm or chilled.

Great served with roast chicken, turkey or pork. Also delicious used to make my quick Cranberry Crostini appetizers!

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Share Your Secrets
Cooking Community - Share Your Recipe
Cooking Community - Share Your Java Blog

Blog Title


Please attach a photo of your recipe.
(Maximum file size: 5 MB. Accepted file types: jpg, gif, png. Images should be at least 700 pixels wide for best display.)

[honeypot hunt-349]

Book Club Choice

Your Name

Your Email

Book Title


[honeypot cantseethis]


This is a unique website which will require a more modern browser to work! Please upgrade today!