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Homemade cranberry sauce.

Easy Homemade Cranberry Sauce

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American


  • 1 12-ounce bag fresh or frozen whole cranberries
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar


  • Bring all ingredients to a boil in a large saucepan. You’ll hear the cranberries “pop.” Boil for about 7 minutes over medium-low heat, then remove from heat. Let cool slightly.
  • Using a potato masher, lightly mash the cranberries (you won’t get them all), then let the sauce stand until it reaches room temperature. Store in a covered glass container, and chill overnight. Mixture will appear runny when it’s warm but will firm up as it cools.
  • Use up within a week.
Keyword cranberries and cook
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