Holiday Series: Spiced Cranberry Sauce

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Dec. 03, 2013

This is a homemade cranberry sauce that can be made in a short period of time and you'll only need a few ingredients. While the canned cranberry sauce is a cinch to grab, you might just want give making your own a try. It's a great balance of sweet and tangy that will compliment your turkey and dressing. Enjoy!


Fresh cranberries/Frozen cranberries 3 Cup (48 tbs) , washed and drained
Granulated sugar 5 Tablespoon (¼ Cup + 1 Tablespoon)
Light brown sugar 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Orange juice 3/4 Cup (12 tbs)
Orange liqueur 2 Tablespoon (1 or 2 Tablespoons Grand Marnier Orange Liqueur)



1. In a medium sauce pan, combine the cranberries, sugar, brown sugar, orange juice, and allspice. Stir and simmer over medium-high heat for about 20 minutes or until cooked down into a thick sauce.

2. Add in the orange liqueur and stir well.


3. Serve with turkey or vegetables.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 10

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 44Calories from Fat

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat %

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium %

Total Carbohydrates 12 g4%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 8 g

Protein %

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet