Fresh Cranberry Sauce Recipe (Best Cranberry Orange Sauce)
5 from 4 votes

One Pot Cranberry Sauce Recipe

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins

Quick and easy homemade cranberry sauce recipe, made from scratch with 5 simple ingredients in one pot in 20 minutes on stovetop. Loaded with orange juice and zest.

Servings: 8 People
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: one pot meal
Calories: 100 kcal
Author: Abeer


  • 1/2 cup Orange juice
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 3/4 cup Granulated sugar
  • 12 oz. Cranberries Fresh, Washed and patted dry
  • 1 Cinnamon stick 3 inches long
  • 1 tbsp Orange zest


  1. In a nonstick saucepan, mix together orange juice, water, sugar and cook over medium heat for 1-2 minutes until everything is fully combined. 

  2. Add cranberries, cinnamon stick and orange zest.

  3. Continue cooking on medium high heat for about 8-10 minutes or until most of the cranberries have popped and liquid has reduced to your desired consistency.

  4. Remove from heat and let it cool down completely.

  5. Then, cover and refrigerate until you are ready to serve. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
One Pot Cranberry Sauce Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 100
% Daily Value*
Sodium 2mg0%
Potassium 67mg2%
Carbohydrates 26g9%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 21g23%
Vitamin A 55IU1%
Vitamin C 14.4mg17%
Calcium 9mg1%
Iron 0.2mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.