Classic Cranberry Sauce

Classic Cranberry Sauce

Create a special, sweet-tart side with only three ingredients!

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

3:30

Hrs:Mins

Makes

16

servings

1
bag (12 oz) fresh or frozen cranberries (about 3 1/2 cups)
2
cups sugar
2
cups water
  1. Place cranberries in a strainer; rinse with cool water. Remove any stems or blemished berries.
  2. In 3-quart saucepan, heat sugar and water to boiling over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Boil 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in cranberries. Heat to boiling over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Boil about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until cranberries begin to pop. Cover and refrigerate about 3 hours or until chilled.
Makes 16 servings (1/4 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Cranberry-Orange Sauce:
Make sauce as directed, adding 2 teaspoons grated orange peel with cranberries.
Success
Be sure to cook the cranberries until they pop in order to release the natural pectin, which thickens the sauce.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 110
    • (Calories from Fat 0),
  • Total Fat 0g
    • (Saturated Fat 0g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 0mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 28g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 26g),
  • Protein 0g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.