Naturally Sweetened Spiced Cranberry Sauce
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This spiced cranberry sauce is sweetened with a combination of real fruit and honey.
Recipe type: side dish
Cuisine: American
Serves: 10-12 people
  • 1 12-ounce package of fresh or frozen cranberries
  • Zest from one orange, chopped
  • Juice from one orange
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 apple, chopped
  • ¼ cup of honey (or more if you prefer a sweeter sauce)
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • ¼ teaspoon cloves
  1. In a medium saucepan, combine all the ingredients.
  2. Simmer over medium-low heat until berries have all popped, the fruit is very soft, and the sauce has thickened (about 30 minutes).
  3. Remove cinnamon stick and serve hot or cold.
Recipe by Gutsy By Nature at