Spiced Orange-Cranberry Sauce Recipe

Spiced Orange-Cranberry Sauce

Makes about 3 cups

Make this easy cranberry sauce up to three days ahead. Bring sauce to room temperature before serving.


  • 12 ounces fresh cranberries
  • 1 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1-inch piece ginger root, peeled and sliced crosswise into coins
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest
  • Kosher salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste


  1. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, combine cranberries, orange juice, sugar, cinnamon stick, and ginger root.
  2. Bring to a simmer, stirring to dissolve sugar. Continue to cook until cranberries have popped and sauce has thickened, about 15 minutes.
  3. Serve at room temperature or transfer to a covered container and refrigerate for up to 3 days.


Amount Per Serving (based on 9 servings)
Calories: 120
Fat: 0 g
Saturated Fat: 0 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 0 mg
Carbohydrates: 30 g
Fiber: 1 g
Sugar: 26 g
Protein: 0 g
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