Easy Homemade Cranberry Sauce
With Ocean Spray® Fresh Cranberries, sugar and water, making cranberry sauce from scratch is as easy as 1-2-3. The following instructions will yield 2 1/4 cups of sauce, which will keep in the refrigerator for up to one week.
- 1 12 oz. bag Ocean Spray® Fresh Cranberries
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 cup water
- Pour one 12 oz. bag of Ocean Spray® Fresh Cranberries into a colander. Rinse well with cold water, then sort out any stems or soft berries. (Frozen cranberries can be used as well; you don’t need to thaw them before using.)
- Combine 1 cup sugar and 1 cup water in a medium saucepan. Bring the mixture to a boil, then carefully stir in cranberries. Return the mixture to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Pour the cranberry mixture into a heat-proof bowl. Cover with plastic wrap and let stand until cooled completely, 2-3 hours. The mixture with thicken as it cools. Store sauce in refrigerator until ready to serve.