Cranberry Sauce With Spirit

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by mary winecoff

Cranberries cooked with port wine. This recipe can be canned. From the book "Small -batch Preserving".

Top Review by Annacia

This was delicious. I made it for DH's B-day a couple of days ahead so it was full flavored and perfect with the roast chicken. We're really big wine fans but it was a lovely blend of flavors with the cranberries. Super simple to make and I'll admit to omitting the vinegar as I thought the wine would be acidic enough and that worked well for us. I loved the cinnamon addition. Made for Photo Tag.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine sugar, water and vinegar in a medium stainless steel saucepan.
  2. Bring to a boil over high heat, stirring to dissolve sugar.
  3. Add cranberries, return to a boil, reduce heat and boil gently, uncovered for 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  4. Stir in port.
  5. Place a cinnamon stick in sterilized jar.
  6. Ladle sauce into jars to with 1/2 inch of rim.
  7. Process 15 minutes in hot water bath for half pint jars.

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