Cranberry Sauce

Total Time

Prep: 5 min. Cook: 15 min. + chilling


about 2-3/4 cups

Updated: Sep. 08, 2022
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
Cranberry Sauce Recipe photo by Taste of Home


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


  1. Place cranberries, sugar and cranberry-raspberry juice in a large saucepan; bring to a boil, stirring to dissolve sugar. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, until berries pop, 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Remove from heat; stir in lemon juice. Transfer to a bowl; cool slightly. Refrigerate, covered, until cold.

Nutrition Facts

1/4 cup: 106 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 2mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (24g sugars, 1g fiber), 0 protein.

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