The simplest method for the most fantastic cranberry sauce


This recipe is part of our Guide to Classic Thanksgiving, a collection of simple recipes for timeless holiday dishes to make this year and for years to come.

Homemade cranberry sauce is worth the small effort it takes to make — because it just isn’t Thanksgiving without that zing. Whether you use fresh or frozen cranberries, orange zest and segments are a wonderful way to perk up the cooked fruit.

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Citrus Cranberry Sauce

Time20 minutes
YieldsMakes 1 1/2 cups