cranberry orange sauce in a saucepan
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Orange Cranberry Sauce

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!
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Resting Time1 hr
Total Time10 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 10 people
Calories: 97kcal


  • 12 oz Cranberries, fresh
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 1/3 Cup Orange Juice
  • 1/3 Cup Water
  • 1 Tablespoon Orange zest


  • 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.
  • Let the orange cranberry sauce cool for about an hour before serving.
  • You can also make this ahead of time, keep in the refrigerator and then warm slightly before serving. Enjoy!


Calories: 97kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 45mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 35IU | Vitamin C: 9.5mg | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 0.1mg