Adam Carolla's Famous Thanksgiving Cranberry Sauce Recipe

READY IN: 11mins
Recipe by DitaVT

Adam says, “cranberry sauce is the unsung hero of Thanksgiving…it bridges the gap between all other foods” Here is the recipe he used to give out on the air every Thanksgiving. This differs from the recipe on the Ocean Spray cranberry bag because it call for less sugar.

Top Review by Blakey

I agree with Adam! I LOVE Cranberry sauce. I just added some orange zest and a cinnamon stick which made it perfect! YUM YUM

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Rinse cranberries.
  2. Bring water and 1/2 cup sugar to a boil.
  3. Add cranberries and cover.
  4. Let simmer for about 5-10 minutes.
  5. Add more sugar to taste, if desired.

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