Cranberry Sauce Perfection

 Serves: 8    |     Prep: 2 min     |     Cook: 10 min     |     Ready: 12 min


¾ c. sugar
½ c. orange juice
½ c. water
12 oz. fresh cranberries rinsed and picked through
pinch of salt
1 cinnamon stick
1 piece of orange peel just use a potato
     peel or paring knife



Combine sugar, orange juice, and water in a large saucepan over medium heat. Stir to combine.

Add cranberries, salt, cinnamon stick and orange peel.

Bring to a simmer over medium heat, stirring frequently.

Continue cooking, for about 10 minutes, or until all or most of the cranberries have popped. For a smoother consistency smash the cranberries while they are cooking.

Let cool for at least 30 minutes. Store in airtight container in refrigerator or freezer.

Can be made up to 3 days in advance.