Basic Cranberry Sauce

Total Time
Prep 2 mins
Cook 10 mins

Nothing could be easier to make than fresh cranberry sauce.


  1. Boil sugar and water together for 5 minutes.
  2. Add cranberries and boil, without stirring, till skins pop, approximately 5 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and cool.
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This is the same recipe I use to make my own homemade version of canned cranberry sauce using either fresh or frozen cranberries-whatever form I happen to have on hand. Easy as it gets and quick. Why buy that scary canned stuff when you can make this in nothing flat? Thanks for posting. cg ;)