Perfect Cranberry Sauce

Do not use store-bought cranberry sauce…here is an easy and incredibly delicious cranberry sauce, that you will be tempted to eat by the spoonful!


  • 6 cups of (two 12 ounce bags) fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 2/3 cup of granulated sugar
  • 2/3 cup of firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup of orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla


  1. In a 2 to 3 quart pan over high heat, bring all ingredients except vanilla to simmering.
  2. Simmer uncovered, stirring occasionally, until cranberries are tender when pierced, 8-10 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat.
  4. Stir in vanilla.
  5. Let cool to room temperature

Serve or chill in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.

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