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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

Ingredients

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

Directions

  • 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.

Reviews for Cranberry Sauce

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MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 12, 2014

"So easy and so good, why would anyone eat cranberry sauce out of a can?"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 17, 2013

"I never really liked cranberry sauce until I tried this recipe from scratch... It has the perfect amount of sweetness."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Apr. 2, 2013

"I have always hated cranberry sauce from a can. It tastes good but bad texture and looks rather unappealing. This recipe was so fast, easy, and inexpensive I can't imagine why anyone would ever buy canned cranberry sauce again. My entire family loved this, it was so good! It had a great texture with some cranberries still slightly intact, overall delicious!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 22, 2012

"So simple to make and very tasty. There is a hint of raspberry and it's not too sweet like so many store bought varieties."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 22, 2012

"Added a touch of cinnamon and used orange juice instead of cranberry juice (we ran out)--delicious and easy!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 25, 2011

"This was quick, easy, and delicious!! Got rave reviews at Thanksgiving, but would would be great with chicken as well. Will definitely make again!!!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 21, 2011

"I made this recipe and took it to our family Thanksgiving celebration. Everyone liked it but my 92 year old grandma thought it was too sweet. Maybe she likes the cranberries a little more tart. I thought they were a perfect blend. It did not coagulate like I thought it would, but here is what I did with the leftovers. 1. We had breakfast for supper tonight. I made waffles and placed the cranberry sauce on the waffles with some home made cinnamon whipped cream. 2. I made kolache's (my other grandmother's no fail recipe!) I used the cranberry sauce for the filling. YUMMO! I was able to place one berry and some of the sauce in each kolache. I can't wait for my dad to try them tomorrow. Maybe not the same as Grandmas, but the dough definately brings her back to me! I will make this recipe many times now that I have found my favorite."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 21, 2011

"I had to make cranberry sauce for my 4yr olds class party. I doubled this and it came out great! Truly simple and delicious!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 26, 2009

"Easy to make and delicious! SO much better than canned cranberry sauce. I had 2 requests for the recipe."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 26, 2009

"This recipe is so easy and so good! Very tasty. I got lots of compliments on it and will definitely make it again."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 25, 2009

"Fast, easy, excellent flavor. The ONLY thing my 6 yr old Granddaughter requested that I bring for Thanksgiving was this recipe. She and I both love it. Great to bring to a pot luck. It gets raves."

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