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Cranberry Sauce Recipe

Cranberry Sauce Recipe

I turn to this recipe frequently because I can prepare it a day ahead—it's so convenient when company's coming. And with only a trace of fat, the fruity side dish is nutritious and delicious.—Nancy Zimmerman, Cape May Court House, New Jersey
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:11 servings


  • 1 cup cranberry-raspberry juice
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 package (12 ounces) fresh or frozen cranberries, thawed
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice


  • 1. In a large saucepan, bring juice and sugar to a boil. Add cranberries; return to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes or until the berries pop, stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat; stir in lemon juice. cool. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or until chilled. Yield: 11 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1/4 cup) equals 101 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, trace protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fruit.