The Best Cranberry Chutney

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by KLBoyle

I know there's a thousand cranberry chutney recipe's out there, but this one is truly the best! Best if made a day in advance to really let the flavors meld. I never really measure the spices either, so I am guessing about 1/2 tsp. of each. Taste the cranberries after letting them set for awhile and re-season if necessary. Prep time does not include refrigeration time. Enjoy! UPDATE: When I posted the original recipe I forgot about the sugar you need in the water for the cranberries. Thank you to Chef Sydney Mike for pointing out my error!

Top Review by Connie O.

I have made several variations of cranberry sauce with fruit but the addition of walnuts brought it to a new level. As another reviewer wrote, the sauce improves with time. I made for Thanksgiving but thankfully was able to freeze half of the recipe. Looking forward to having it for Christmas. This recipe will replace all my other ones!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring a pot of water with the 1/2 cup of sugar to a boil and boil cranberries until they pop, usually just a few minutes. Be careful not to over boil or they will be mushy.
  2. Add all other ingredients except raisins and mix well. Let set in fridge at least 1 hour or up to 24 hours.
  3. Stir in raisins just before serving.

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