Orange Cranberry Sauce


Orange Cranberry Sauce

A delicious twist on the classic favorite put on everyone's Thanksgiving table. Add this wonderful sauce to any dish, or spread it over warm buttermilk biscuits straight from the oven. Mmmmm!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 6 1/4 Cup Servings


  • 1 cup Water
  • 11/4 cup Sugar
  • 1 12- ounce Package fresh cranberries rinsed and drained
  • 2 tsp Grated orange peel
  • 1/2 cup Orange juice or juice squeezed from a large fresh orange


  1. Combine water and sugar in a medium saucepan. Bring to boil; add cranberries, return to boil.

  2. Reduce heat and boil gently for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  3. Stir in grated orange peel and juice.

  4. Cover and cool completely at room temperature.

  5. Spoon sauce into serving dish and chill for 4-6 hours. Garnish with a slice of orange.

Recipe Notes

This recipe can be easily doubled or tripled.


Also great for canning and gift giving!