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Sweet and Savory Orange-Cranberry Sauce
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Sweet and Savory Orange-Cranberry Sauce

Sweet and savory orange-cranberry sauce is the absolute best way to treat family and friends during the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Cooling Time4 hrs
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Thanksgiving
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 104kcal


  • 1 bag fresh cranberries
  • 2/3 cup juice from two oranges
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest (or, zest from two oranges)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2/3 cup cane sugar (optional coconut sugar)
  • 1/3 cup water


  • Heat all ingredients over medium heat until simmering. Reduce heat and simmer on low heat for 20-25 minutes or until cranberries are soft, and liquid is reduced and thickened.
  • Smash cranberries into liquid, leaving some of them whole.
  • Allow to cool to room temperature then refrigerate until chilled and very thick, at least 4 hours.
  • Serve and enjoy!


Serving: 0.25cups | Calories: 104kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 3mg |