The BEST Cranberry Sauce

Oh my gosh, I’m so happy you guys are here reading about this cranberry sauce recipe because it is incredible! And make sure to read to the very end, because I have a few other exciting things to share with you guys as well!

I grew up thinking that cranberry sauce was so gross. Ha! No, seriously! Now it’s what I look forward to more than anything at Thanksgiving, and really any holiday dinner. This recipe was passed on from my friend Lisa and now I’m sharing it with al of you. I’ve shared it once before so if you have made it please share the experience in the comments below! I would love to know what you guy thought of it! Here is how you make it…cranberry sauce holiday recipes


  • 1 bag of fresh cranberries
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1/4 cup Grand Marnier
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp All Spice
  • 1 tsp salt

Instruction below on Lisa Recipe card that she passed on to me!

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4 Thoughts

4 thoughts on “The BEST Cranberry Sauce

  1. Thank you so much for the cranberry sauce recipe.
    I’ll be making it tomorrow!
    Happy Thanksgiving to you & your adorable family!

  2. Thank you for sharing this recipe. My family likes canned shape cranberry sauce, but I prefer fresh cranberry sauce. This recipe is amazing. I just made it and had to sample a taste. So much better than the recipe on the bag. Maybe this recipe will change their minds about fresh cranberry sauce. And the alcohol cooks off so no need to worry about the little ones eating it. Happy Thanksgiving to you and your amazing family.

  3. I made this and was disappointed. The alcohol flavor was so strong even after cooking the cranberry sauce for a long time. I am not sure what went wrong.

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