Cranberry-Orange Sauce

Cranberry-Orange Sauce in a sauce boat for serving.
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Prep Time:
25 minutes plus 2 hours chill time
Serves 6


  • 1 (12 oz) bag fresh cranberries
  • Juice and zest from 1 large orange
  • 13 cup water
  • 12 cup honey


  1. Place cranberries, orange juice, water, and honey in a large saucepan set over high heat.
  2. Bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat to medium and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes, or until cranberries have popped and sauce has thickened.
  3. Remove sauce from heat and stir in orange zest. Transfer sauce to a heatproof container and chill in the refrigerator for 2 hours.


For a sweeter cranberry sauce, add an additional tablespoon or two of honey.

Nutrition Info

94 Calories, 25 g Carbohydrates, 3 g Fiber, 2 mg Sodium, ★★ Vitamin C