Cranberry Sauce Recipe

Cranberry sauce is a staple at Thanksgiving dinner—it’s the perfect tangy-sweet compliment to a succulent turkey and stuffing. This Thanksgiving recipe only takes 15 minutes to make, which gives you just another thing to thankful for on the holiday! Try this luscious recipe this year! 


servings: 4 to 6 (as a side dish)

total time: 15 minutes


  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 cups fresh cranberries
  • 1 (11-ounce) can Mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice


Step 1: In a medium saucepan over medium heat, dissolve the sugar in the orange juice. Stir in the cranberries and cook until they start to pop (about 10 minutes).

Step 2: Add the oranges and allspice, and simmer for about 5 minutes.

Step 3: Remove from heat, and transfer cranberry to a bowl. The cranberry sauce will thicken as it cools. Serve at room temperature.

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