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Thanksgiving Cranberry Sauce Recipe

Updated on July 4, 2011

Cranberry Sauce for this Thanksgiving

Enjoy this quick and easy Thanksgiving cranberry sauce recipe that makes a perfect addition to your Thanksgiving feast. This recipe involves cranberries, and sugar mixed with pecans, apples, pears, oranges, cinnamon and nutmeg. I have also included cranberry sauce recipe video at the end of this hub. Check it out and post your thoughts in the comments section given below.

Thanksgiving Cranberry Sauce Recipe

Cranberry sauce
Cranberry sauce

Cranberry Sauce ingredients:

  • Cranberries - 12 oz package
  • Water - 1 cup
  • White sugar - 1 cup
  • Apple - 1 peeled, cored and diced
  • Pear - 1 peeled, cored and diced
  • Orange - 1 peeled, cored and diced
  • Dried mixed fruit - 1 cup
  • Pecans - 1 cup chopped
  • Salt - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Ground cinnamon - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Ground nutmeg - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Water - 1 cup

How to make Thanksgiving cranberry sauce:

Wash and pick over cranberries. In a medium saucepan, boil water and sugar until the sugar dissolves. Reduce the heat to simmer, and stir in cranberries, pureed orange, apple, pear, dried fruit, pecans, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Cover, and simmer for 30 minutes, or until the sauce has thickened. Taste for sweetness, and adjust with more sugar if you feel it needs to be sweeter. Keep moderate stirring until the cranberry sauce gets a thick consistency. Remove from heat, and let the sauce cool. Enjoy your Thanksgiving cranberry sauce this thanksgiving with your delicious and elaborate meal with family and friends.

Thanksgiving cranberry sauce recipe


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    • DubstepMaker profile image

      Paul Jenkins 4 years ago from Earth

      what is thanksgiving without cranberry sauce? thank you for this wonderful recipe, it look so yumm!

    • 2patricias profile image

      2patricias 5 years ago from Sussex by the Sea

      I've never tried making my own cranberry sauce. This looks interesting.

      I am adding it to my Recipe Index for HubPages.