Apricot Cranberry Sauce - Beats Canned Cranberry Sauce by Far

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

We made this several years ago for Thanksgiving instead of the yucky stuff from a can - prepared the day ahead and chilled in the refrigerator it thickens nicely and is so lovely and garnet-colored - and the flavor is delicious and refreshing - Maribeth and I thought we'd share it with you all!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Boil the water and sugar together for 5 minutes. Add the cranberries and chopped apricots. Simmer until cranberry skins burst, about 6 - 8 minutes. Stir in orange zest and cool.


Most Helpful

Fabulous and easy. I did think the orange zest was a bit overpowering, though. I'd cut back on it in the future. But this is definitely a keeper, and it makes a lot.

SoupFreak December 14, 2009

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