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cranberry orange sauce in a saucepan
Orange Cranberry Sauce
Prep Time
2 mins
Cook Time
8 mins
Resting Time
1 hr
Total Time
10 mins

This amazing recipe is cranberry orange sauce with orange juice and orange zest.  It's made with simple ingredients and is the next level cranberry sauce!

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 10 people
Calories: 97 kcal
  • 12 oz Cranberries, fresh
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 1/3 Cup Orange Juice
  • 1/3 Cup Water
  • 1 Tablespoon Orange zest
  1. In a medium size saucepan, combine the fresh cranberries, sugar, orange juice, water, and orange zest.  Bring to a boil and cook for approx 8 minutes or until it comes to a rapid boil and the berries start to pop.

  2. Let the orange cranberry sauce cool for about an hour before serving.

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

Nutrition Facts
Orange Cranberry Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 97
% Daily Value*
Sodium 1mg 0%
Potassium 45mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 25g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 22g
Vitamin A 0.7%
Vitamin C 11.5%
Calcium 0.3%
Iron 0.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.