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Five Minute Cranberry Sauce

Make the holidays merrier with homemade cranberry sauce! Just five minutes of your time makes a delicious cranberry sauce with a hint of orange and ginger! 
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 12 ounces


  • 12 oz cranberries fresh or frozen
  • ½ cup orange juice
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 2 tsp ground ginger


  • In a saucepan, combine the cranberries, orange juice and maple syrup. Heat on medium heat until cranberries begin 'popping' and sauce is formed. Stir frequently.
  • Once cranberries have formed a sauce, remove from heat and stir in ginger and salt. Serve.



sauce can be stored in an airtight container for several days or in a freezer container for several weeks. To thaw, reheat in microwave or on stovetop. 
Variation: Place all ingredients in a slow cooker and cook for two hours on low. 
Keyword cranberry sauce, dairy free, gluten free