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Cranberry Sauce with Orange Juice Recipe

This is THE BEST homemade cranberry sauce with orange juice! It is super easy to make and way surpasses the canned version in flavor. Be sure to use whole berries to your sauce to make this a delicious side dish for your Thanksgiving or holiday table!
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Course: sides
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 131.41kcal
Author: Megan Porta


  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 12 oz. package cranberries rinsed
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. nutmeg


  • Pour orange juice into a medium saucepan over high heat and add sugar. Bring to a boil, stirring often. Add cranberries and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer over medium-low heat. Simmer for 10 minutes or until cranberries burst.
  • Add cinnamon and nutmeg and mix well. Remove from heat and let cool. Store in a covered container in the refrigerator until ready to serve!


Calories: 131.41kcal | Carbohydrates: 33.51g | Protein: 0.43g | Fat: 0.17g | Saturated Fat: 0.05g | Sodium: 1.45mg | Fiber: 1.71g | Sugar: 29.38g
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