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"sauced" cranberries

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 526kcal
this is the only cranberry sauce i will ever make. its delicious!
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  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup port could substitute dry sherry
  • 4 cups fresh cranberries
  • 1/4 cup orange liqueur we used triple sec. you could also use grand marnier


  • Stir together sugar, port, and 3/4 cup water in a heavy 3-qt. saucepan until blended.
  • Add cranberries; bring to a boil, and cook over medium-high heat, stirring often.
  • stir for until cranberry skins begin to split. (approx 20 min)
  • lower heat to a simmer and continue cooking for approximately 20 minutes to thicken
  • Remove from heat, and let cool 15 minutes.
  • Pulse cranberry mixture in a food processor about 10 times or until cranberries are almost pureed
  • stir in orange liqueur.
  • Cover and chill 8 hours before serving. Store in refrigerator in an airtight container up to 2 weeks.
  • Serve chilled or at room temperature.


Calories: 526kcal | Carbohydrates: 121g | Sodium: 6mg | Potassium: 112mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 110g | Vitamin A: 60IU | Vitamin C: 13.3mg | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 0.4mg