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Holiday Spiced Cranberry Sauce

"A delicious twist on the classic favorite put on everyone's Christmas table or charcuterie board. Add this wonderful sauce to any dish, or spread it over warm buttermilk biscuits straight from the oven. Mmmmm!"

Holiday Spiced Cranberry Sauce

Servings: 6 1/4

Prep Time: 10 Minutes

Cook Time: 10 Minutes

Chill Time: 4 Hours


  • 1 cup water

  • 11/4 cup sugar

  • 1 12- ounce Package fresh cranberries rinsed and drained

  • 1 tablespoon grated cinnamon

  • 1/4 tsp anise flavoring

  • 1/2 cup cranberry apple juice


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

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

Stir in grated cinnamon and cranberry apple juice.

Cover and cool completely at room temperature.

Spoon sauce into serving dish and chill for 4-6 hours. Garnish with a slice of orange, anise flower (optional) and apple slices.

"This recipe can be easily doubled or tripled. Also great for canning and gift giving!"

CWT is not a certified dietician or nutritionist. Any nutritional information shared on this site is an estimate counted through measurements and package nutritional information used in each recipe. If calorie, macro counting and other nutritional values are important to you, I recommend running the ingredients through your choice of nutritional calculator you prefer. Calories can vary depending on national brands used per recipe.

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