Cranberry Orange Sauce

This cranberry sauce recipe with orange juice uses just 5 simple ingredients and puts any store-bought canned sauce to shame.

It’s sweet and tangy, flavored with orange juice and orange zest, and makes a delicious quick and easy side for any classic holiday dinner.


– Cranberries – Sugar – Orange Juice – Water – Orange Zest

In a medium saucepan, add the cranberries, sugar, orange juice, water, and orange zest.


Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for about 8 minutes, or until the cranberries have burst.


Remove from the heat and let the Cranberry Orange Sauce cool for about an hour before serving.


You can also make this ahead of time, keep it in the refrigerator, and then warm it slightly before serving.


Yes! To freeze, make sure to cool completely and then transfer to freezer bags or another type of airtight container.

Can You Freeze Cranberry Sauce?

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