This perfectly sweet and tart cranberry sauce with orange and cinnamon is deceptively easy to make! It’s the perfect side dish for a rich and hearty Thanksgiving dinner!
Cranberry sauce is an essential Thanksgiving side dish! And while I love, appreciate and serve the canned stuff I also love, appreciate and serve a jammy homemade version! If you’ve never made your own cranberry sauce before you have to try this recipe! It’s only four simple ingredients; fresh cranberries, sugar, orange marmalade, and cinnamon simmered until the berries are soft and the sugars and juices are syrupy. The end result is a perfectly balanced sweet and tart cranberry sauce that compliments all your favorite sides!
Cranberry Sauce with Orange + Cinnamon Step by Step→
Cranberry Sauce with Orange and Cinnamon
- 1 12oz bag of fresh cranberries
- 1 13oz jar of orange marmalade
- 1 stick cinnamon or 1 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1/2 c water
- 1/4c c sugar
- Place all of the ingredients in a small saucepot. Bring to a simmer and cook for 20-30 minutes stirring often to avoid scorching. Simmer the sauce until cranberries burst and the juices are syrupy. Remove the cinnamon stick, cool and serve.