Spirited Cranberry Apricot Sauce

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by LonghornMama

This recipe is from Cooking Light. I make it every year for the holidays, plus extra to freeze for serving later with roasted chicken. I've given the directions as in the original recipe; however, to save time I let the apricots stand about 30 minutes rather than 8 hours. I just throw it all in the pot and cook, then refrigerate the sauce overnight. I like it because it's not too sweet and since my children love to eat it, I use orange juice rather than sherry.

Top Review by Omegachowz

I have been making this recipe from Cooking Light for the last several years. I LOVE IT!!! Thank you for sharing this recipe with the world...LOL

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine apricots and sherry (or orange juice) in a small bowl; cover and let stand 8 hours.
  2. Combine water and sugar in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil.
  3. Add apricot mixture, honey and cranberries.
  4. Cook over medium heat 8 minutes or until slightly thick.
  5. Spoon mixture into a bowl; cover and chill.

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