Best Ever Cranberry Sauce

Close up of the best ever cranberry sauce with orange zest on a white background with a blue spoon.

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  • zest of 1 large orange
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 bag (12 oz.) fresh cranberries


  1. Heat orange zest, juice, brown sugar, and cinnamon stick over medium-high heat in a saucepan until sugar dissolves.
  2. Add in cranberries and simmer for about 15 minutes or until most of the cranberries have popped and sauce is thickened. Cool and serve or keep in the fridge for up to 14 days.

Keywords: Thanksgiving, sauces, cranberry, orange, cinnamon