How to Make Fresh Cranberry Sauce: Simple & Traditional Thanksgiving Recipe

Here is a simple and quick recipe to make cranberry sauce from fresh, whole cranberries. Follow these instructions to create this traditional garnish to sweeten your Thanksgiving table.

You will need these ingredients:

1 bag of fresh cranberries (12 oz) – We recommend a package of Ocean Spray.
1 cup sugar
1 cup water


Follow these 4 simple steps:

1. Rinse and drain cranberries and place in medium saucepan.
2. Add sugar and water and bring to a boil.
3. Reduce heat. Boil slowly for 10 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
4. Cool at room temperature.