Home-Style Cranberry Sauce

Home-Style Cranberry Sauce

Prep Time

5 minutes

Cook Time

15 minutes


8 people

Our Cranberry Sauce, with a touch of cinnamon and vanilla, is a favorite holiday recipe.

Recipe courtesy of McCormick


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 package (12 ounces) fresh cranberries, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Cinnamon, Ground
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract


  • 1 Mix sugar and water in medium saucepan. Bring to boil on medium-high heat. Add cranberries, cinnamon and orange peel; return to boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 10 minutes or until cranberries burst and sauce begins to thicken, stirring occasionally.
  • 2 Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla. Cool to room temperature. Cover.
  • 3 Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • 4 TIP: Cranberry sauce can be prepared up to 1 week ahead. Store in refrigerator. Stir before serving.


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