close

Search Term

Enter a search term (optional)

Categories

Select One (optional)

Image

(optional)

Show only results that have an image


Holiday

Select as many as you like (optional)

  • Christmas
  • Cinco de Mayo
  • Earth Day
  • Easter
  • Fall
  • Father's Day
  • Halloween
  • Jewish Holiday
  • Kwanzaa
  • Mother's Day
  • New Year's
  • Patriotic Holiday
  • Spring
  • St. Patrick's Day
  • Summer
  • Thanksgiving
  • Valentine's Day
  • Winter
  • Back to School
  • Birthdays
  • Fourth of July
  • Labor Day
  • Memorial Day
Cuisine Type

Select as many as you like (optional)

  • American
  • Amish
  • Asian
  • Chinese
  • French
  • Greek
  • Indian
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Jewish
  • Mexican
  • Southern
  • Tropical

Seasonal

Select as many as you like (optional)

  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Winter
Cooking Method

Select as many as you like (optional)

  • Casserole
  • Grilling
  • Microwave
  • No Bake
  • Oven
  • Pressure Cooker
  • Skillet
  • Slow Cooker
Cooking Time

Select One (optional)

Preparation Time

Select One (optional)

Chill Time

Select One (optional)

Number of Ingredients

Select One (optional)

Slow Cooker Time HIGH

Select One (optional)

Slow Cooker Time LOW

Select One (optional)

RecipeLion.com

Menu

Free Offer
How To: 20 Christmas Gifts to Make and Christmas Dessert Recipes

Make an impression this year and give the gift of comfort through homemade cookies and crafts. This FREE eCookbook will help make your holidays the sweetest yet!

Bonus: Get our newsletter & special offers for free. We will not share or sell your email address. View our Privacy Policy

Classic Cranberry Sauce

By: Stephen Richards, author of Delicious Meets Nutritious
Classic Cranberry Sauce

You pretty much have to have cranberry sauce as part of your holiday spread, so why not make this great recipe for Classic Cranberry Sauce? This recipe is so easy to make, you'll never want to buy canned cranberry sauce again! A good way to test whether or not the sauce is thick enough is to set your spoon on top of the sauce. If it sinks, it needs more time. If the sauce is thick enough to support your spoon, you know the sauce is just about done. If you're feeding a big crowd, double the recipe.

Notes

Create the perfect Thanksgiving meal with our free eCookbook, 22 Easy Thanksgiving Recipes: A Traditional Thanksgiving Menu From RecipeLion.

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces bag cranberries (2 cups frozen)
  • 1 cup water
  • 2/3 cup Agave syrup

Instructions

  1. Combine cranberries, water and agave syrup in a medium saucepan.
     
  2. Bring mixture to a boil.
     
  3. Reduce temperature to simmer for about 10 minutes. Cranberries will pop.
     
  4. Stir until sauce thickens (about 10 to 15 minutes), and remove from heat. (If you can rest your spoon on top of the sauce without it sinking, then you know the sauce is done).
     
  5. Chill and store in an airtight container or serve warm.


Orange Cranberry Sauce:
Exchange 1/2 cup water for orange juice in the
Classic Recipe and add 2 tsp. of orange zest.

Lemon Cranberry Sauce:
Exchange 1/4 cup lemon juice for 1/4 water in
the Classic Recipe and 2 tsp. of lemon zest.

Pomegranate Cranberry Sauce:
Add 1/4 cup of pomegranate seeds to the
Classic Recipe.

Free recipes, giveaways, exclusive partner offers, and more straight to your inbox!

Your Recently Viewed Recipes

Include a Photo Include a Photo

Click the button above or drag and drop images onto the button. You can upload two images.

Cancel Reply to Comment

Thanks for your comment. Don't forget to share!

I always say I'm going to learn to make homemade cranberry sauce and just in time for the holidays I find this recipe. Knowing what ingredients are in it is such a big deal to me but I've never used agave syrup before, it's a substitute for sugar right? The different variations are nice but my favorite is orange zest...it compliments the cranberries so wonderfully!

Thank goodness, I'm finally able to find this recipe, Classic Cranberry Sauce which is good to pair with chicken or pork recipes. Cranberry is packed with health benefits that is why opting for the natural one over the canned one is good for you. Check the season of cranberries so you can get the betterr fruits for this recipe.

The only cranberries I have ever had were the jellied one in a can. My son loves it. I will have to try this for Christmas dinner and maybe this will become our favorite cranberry sauce. The different variations that you can make sounds very delicious. I will give them all a try.

It was so simple to make! I doubled the recipe to make enough for my entire group. And it was perfect with the turkey :)

I prefer regular cranberry sauce from the can. But it was good.

It was a little tart for me, but that depends more on the cranberries. The recipe was great!

I am a lover of all things cranberry, and this cranberry sauce was delicious! It went perfectly with the turkey and stuffing and wasn't overpowering at all. Next time I might add some clementine oranges to it for an added pop of tart flavor!

So yummy! I went back for seconds after tasting this cranberry sauce! It pairs great with biscuits, turkey and stuffing!

absolutely the easiest and best cranberry sauce ever.

Close

Report Inappropriate Comment

Are you sure you would like to report this comment? It will be flagged for our moderators to take action.

Thank you for taking the time to improve the content on our site.

Recipe of the Day

Last Minute Preacher Cakevideocam

This Last Minute Preacher Cake is an easy dessert recipe that is undeniably delicious. The perfect combination of yellow cake mix and… Continue reading: "Last Minute Preacher Cakevideocam"

Something worth saving?

Register now for FREE to:

  • SAVE your favorite recipes
  • ADD personal notes
  • GET fast cooking tips

 

Connect With Us

Facebook Instagram Twitter Pinterest Twitter
Blog Email RSS

About Us Advertise Contact Us FAQ Keyword Index Privacy Policy Submit Your Recipes Subscribe Terms of Service Unsubscribe

---- 1 ----

close

Images from other cooks

There are currently no images from other cooks.

I Love It