Homemade Cinnamon Cranberry Sauce

Amie Valpone

by | Updated: October 13th, 2020 | Read time: 1 minute

Cranberries are in season only a few short months every year, with the best of these plump, ripe treasures arriving at your supermarket just in time for the holidays. This simple Homemade Cinnamon Cranberry Sauce is made from fresh, whole berries and a touch of cinnamon and orange. It’s so easy to prepare, you’ll never consider serving “canned” again.

Homemade Cinnamon Cranberry Sauce

Makes 3-1/2 cups


2 (12-oz.) bags of fresh cranberries
¾ cup sugar
2 Tbsp. freshly squeezed orange juice
½ cup purified water
¼ tsp. cinnamon
2 Tbsp. fresh orange zest
¼ tsp. sea salt
¼ tsp. freshly ground pepper


1. Combine all ingredients in a large saucepan over medium heat.   Bring to a boil, then reduce and cook for 30 minutes or until mixture thickens.

2. Remove from heat; transfer to a serving bowl.

Amie Valpone, HHC, AADP is the Editor-in-Chief of TheHealthyApple.com; she is a Manhattan based Personal Chef, Culinary Nutritionist, Professional Recipe Developer, Food Photographer and Writer specializing in simple gluten-free and dairy-free “˜Clean’ recipes using whole foods. Amie recently healed herself from six years of chronic pain, exhausting every doctor in the country and Mayo Clinic; she shares her story of how Clean Eating saved her life and inspires you to Clean up your food, too. Amie lives in Manhattan, NYC where she cooks for a variety of clients including celebrities and people with busy lifestyles who enjoy healthy, fresh food. Visit Amie on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest; she’d love to hear from you!