This homemade cranberry sauce is cooked with the fall flavors of apples, orange, and cinnamon, giving this traditional holiday classic a melody of new flavors.
‣ 12 ounce cranberries, fresh or frozen ‣ 1/2 cup orange juice ‣ zest of 1 orange ‣ 1/4 cup light brown sugar, packed ‣ 1/4 cup maple syrup ‣ 1 large apple, peeled and diced to bite-sized pieces ‣ 1 cinnamon stick ‣ 1/2 cup water
Toss the fresh cranberries, water, orange juice, orange zest, brown sugar, maple syrup, apples, and cinnamon stick in a large saucepan
Stir everything together and bring to a boil, letting it cook.
Allow sauce to simmer until cranberries begin to burst and the sauce turns a creamy dark red color.