This homemade cranberry sauce recipe is super easy to make and tastes so good!

Homemade cranberry sauce is so good! It is simple to make and it compliments turkey and dressing perfectly. But…it isn’t just for thanksgiving. You can eat it all year long, and trust me, you are going to want to make this delicious cranberry sauce more than just once a year!

This homemade cranberry sauce recipe takes about 15 minutes, and you only need a few simple ingredients to make it. This is such a comforting food and it will have your home smelling so delicious while you make it! Plus, it is far better than any cranberry sauce you can buy in a can.

Ingredients for Homemade Cranberry Sauce


  • Fresh cranberries
  • Brown Sugar
  • White Sugar
  • Orange Juice
  • Cinnamon
  • All Spice Seasoning
  • Salt

The first step in making homemade cranberry sauce is to add all of your ingredients to a medium sauce pan. Yes, just throw it all in there together. You do not have to combine your sugar and liquids first. I have tried it both ways, and it comes out just as good if you combine all of your ingredients from the start.

This homemade cranberry sauce is so easy to make!

Next, boil your ingredients over medium-high heat until you start to see and hear the cranberries popping open. I love this part! (be sure to watch so your sauce doesn’t boil over)

Give your cranberry mixture a stir every now and then.

Easy Homemade Cranberry Sauce Recipe

Then, reduce heat and simmer for 12 to 15 minutes, or until the cranberries are tender. Cool and enjoy!

This cranberry sauce can be served warm or cold, but I think it is best if you refrigerate for at least an hour before serving.

Homemade cranberry sauce recipe
Easy Cranberry Sauce to Make at Home


This cranberry sauce is super easy to make and tastes so good!


  • 1 Bag of Fresh Cranberries
  • 3/4 Cup of Orange Juice
  • 1/4 Cup of Water
  • 1/2 Cup of Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 Cup of Sugar
  • 1 tsp of Cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp of All Spice Seasoning
  • Dash of Salt


1. Place all ingredients in a medium sized sauce pan

2. Boil over Medium-high heat until cranberries start popping open

3. Simmer 12-15 minutes or until cranberries are tender

4. Let cool and enjoy!

This homemade cranberry sauce is so tasty. It is the perfect combination of sweet and tangy! Who needs the store bought kind when it is this easy to make your own! This recipe is simple to throw together and is always a hit whenever I make it. This goes so great with our juicy turkey recipe. (literally the juiciest turkey you will ever try!)


Easy cranberry sauce you can make at home

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