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Apricot-Apple Cranberry Sauce

Though I prefer this as a side dish, my sister swears it makes the best topping in the world for a slice of Thanksgiving turkey. —Aysha Schurman, Ammon, Idaho
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Cook: 15 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    5 cups


  • 4 cups fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1-2/3 cups sugar
  • 1-2/3 cups water
  • 3/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 1/4 cup chopped dried apples
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange zest


  • In a large saucepan, combine the first seven ingredients. Cook over medium heat until berries pop, about 15 minutes. Remove from the heat; stir in lemon and orange zests. Transfer to a bowl; refrigerate until chilled.

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  • Dogsbis
    Jan 26, 2016

    The best I have had since a child!!!