Home Canned Whole Cranberry Sauce

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 20 mins

If you enjoy canning you will love this recipe.


  1. Combine sugar and the water in a 8 quart kettle.
  2. Stir till sugar is dissolved.
  3. Heat mixture to boiling. Boil 5 minutes.
  4. Add the 12 cups of cranberries.
  5. Cook until skins pop, about 5 minutes.
  6. Remove from heat.
  7. Pack into hot jars leaving a 1/2 inch head space.
  8. Adjust the lids.
  9. Process in water bath for 5 minutes.


Most Helpful

Very easy to make and yummy! I did add 1 1/2 tsp of orange peel to the water and sugar mixture. The citrus blended very well with the tartness of the cranberries. You will need to skim the "foam" off the top of the sauce before canning. Next time I may add a pat of butter. This helps with the foam in jams. It may help with this as well. Thank you for sharing this recipe!

gmy22 October 21, 2010

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