3 Creative Twists on Classic Cranberry Sauce
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3 Creative Twists on Classic Cranberry Sauce

Guys, it’s officially crunch time. Thanksgiving is less than a week away! If you’re running short on time, you might be tempted to reach for canned cranberry sauce this holiday season. We’re here to (hopefully!) change that with 3 creative twists on your classic cranberry sauce. Oh, and did we mention that you can make them all in under 15 minutes? Read on for the recipes!

Cabernet Cranberry Sauce

Boozy cranberry sauce? Ain’t nothing wrong with that.

Ingredients:

– 1 12-ounce bag fresh cranberries, rinsed

– 3/4 cup granulated sugar

– 3/4 cup Cabernet (or other red wine)

– 1/4 cup fresh orange juice

– 2 teaspoons orange zest

– 1 cinnamon stick

Instructions:

1. Combine 1 cup water and sugar in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil. Add cranberries, Cabernet, orange juice, orange zest and cinnamon stick.

2. Reduce heat and simmer for 10-15 minutes, or until cranberries begin to pop. Let cool. Enjoy!

Combine 1 cup water and sugar in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil. Add cranberries, Cabernet, orange juice, orange zest and cinnamon stick.

Reduce heat and simmer for 10-15 minutes, or until cranberries begin to pop. Let cool.

Pomegranate Cranberry Sauce

Pomegranate juice is the perfect complement to fresh, tart cranberries.

Ingredients:

– 1 12-ounce bag fresh cranberries, rinsed

– 1/2 cup granulated sugar

– 1/4 cup brown sugar

– 1 cup pomegranate juice

– 3 tablespoons lemon juice

– 1 teaspoon lemon zest

– fresh pomegranate seeds

Instructions:

1. Combine 1 cup water, granulated sugar and brown sugar in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil. Add cranberries, pomegranate juice, lemon juice and lemon zest.

2. Reduce heat and simmer for 10-15 minutes, or until cranberries begin to pop. Fold in pomegranate seeds. Let cool. Enjoy!

Combine 1 cup water, granulated sugar and brown sugar in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil. Add cranberries, pomegranate juice, lemon juice and lemon zest.

Reduce heat and simmer for 10-15 minutes, or until cranberries begin to pop. Fold in pomegranate seeds. Let cool.

 

Pineapple-Walnut Cranberry Sauce

Add a tropical twist to your cranberry sauce with fresh pineapple.

Ingredients:

– 1 12-ounce bag fresh cranberries, rinsed

– 1/2 cup granulated sugar

– 1 cup pineapple juice

– 1/2 cup diced pineapple

– 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Instructions:

1. Combine 1 cup water and sugar in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil. Add cranberries, pineapple juice and diced pineapple.

2. Reduce heat and simmer for 10-15 minutes, or until cranberries begin to pop. Fold in chopped walnuts. Let cool. Enjoy!

Combine 1 cup water and sugar in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil. Add cranberries, pineapple juice and diced pineapple.

Reduce heat and simmer for 10-15 minutes, or until cranberries begin to pop. Fold in chopped walnuts. Let cool.

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