Cranberry Apple Sauce


Nothing on your Thanksgiving menu is easier than cranberry sauce, whether you keep it classic or spice it up--in this case, with dried apples, which add a pleasant texture when simmered till soft.

Serves 10 to 12 (serving size: 2 tbsp.)


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1 pound fresh or frozen cranberries
3 ounces dried apples, chopped
3/4 cup sugar
3 whole allspice berries, crushed*
1 whole cinnamon stick
About 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1/8 teaspoon ground cardamon
Zest and juice of 1 medium lemon
1 tablespoon orange zest


Total: 30 Minutes

Put all ingredients with 3/4 cup water in a medium saucepan. Simmer over low heat, stirring often, until most of the cranberries have popped and apples are tender, 10 to 15 minutes. Remove cinnamon stick and add sugar and salt to taste.

Make ahead: Up to 1 week, chilled.

*Crush with the bottom of a thick water glass or a small saucepan.

Created date

October 2016

Nutritional Information

Calories 97
Caloriesfromfat 8 %
Protein 0.2 g
Fat 0.9 g
Satfat 0.9 g
Carbohydrate 23 g
Fiber 3.8 g
Sodium 94 mg
Cholesterol 0.0 mg