Holiday Whole Cranberry Sauce W/ a Twist

Total Time
25mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 20 mins

My family loves the cranberry sauce. They used to buy the jellied canned variety until I introduced them to whole cranberry sauce. Now, it's a family tradition. I found this recipe in a book and I know there have been different variations of it, but this one is just right for me.

Directions

  1. In a sauce pan, gently boil orange juice, sugar and cinnamon stick until sugar melts down and becomes a syrup-like texture.
  2. Reduce slightly and add cranberries.
  3. Keep a slow boil until cranberries 'pop'.
  4. Remove from heat and discard cinnamon stick.
  5. Slightly mash cranberries and chill for 1 hour.
  6. Garnish with walnuts if desired just before serving.
Most Helpful

5 5

This is great. The cinnamon really adds a little extra kick to the berries. We like ours a little more tart, so cut sugar to 2/3 cups, but will try with 1/2 cup next time. Loved the extra texture the walnuts gives this. Made for Fall 2009 PAC.