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Thanksgiving Sides in Serving Dishes

Cranberry Sauce

A fresh berry sauce for your Thanksgiving table.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 12 mins
Total Time 14 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American


  • 1 12 Ounce Bag, Fresh Cranberries
  • 3/4 Cup Granulated White Sugar
  • 3/4 Cup Light Brown Sugar
  • 1 Cup Water (Can Substitute Orange Juice)
  • 1 Pinch Cinnamon
  • Optional: Orange Zest, Cloves, Allspice


  • Add all of the ingredients to a medium sauce pan, and bring to a boil over medium heat, Stir occasionally.
  • Reduce the heat to a simmer, and continue to cook until the cranberries burst, about 12 minutes. Remove from the heat.
  • If you want a smoother sauce, blend the cranberries with an immersion blender or in a food processor after cooking.
  • Sauce will thicken as it cools. Allow it to cool to room temperature before refrigerating. Sauce will keep in the fridge for a week, or you can freeze it for up to a month.
Keyword Dishes, Side, Thanksgiving