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Cranberry Orange Relish with Orange Flavored Liqueur Recipe
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Cranberry Orange Relish with Orange Liqueur
This tart, sweet relish needs no cooking, and the liqueur packs a subtle punch. See more
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Cranberry Orange Relish with Orange Flavored Liqueur

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"This is an easy and delicious cranberry orange relish. Much of its sweet orange flavor comes from the liqueur, however it can be omitted."

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Original recipe makes 10 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins

    8 hrs 20 mins


  1. In a food processor, grinder, or blender, combine the cranberries, orange and sugar. Blend until evenly chopped.
  2. Stir in the liqueur and refrigerate for several hours to allow flavors to blend.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Nov 20, 2007

This recipe is truly great! The taste is so refreshing. For a slight variation: add 1/2 cup pecans to the food processor. This thickens the relish slightly and adds another layer of flavor.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Nov 30, 2009

I had high hopes for this. But that wasn't to be:( There was too much Grand Marnier. I used splenda and I should have used regular sugar. It needed more sugar then written. I am sorry.

Dec 20, 2002

WOW!! I can't begin to say how wonderful this was. The liqueur is what made the difference! It is key to refrigerate for several hours so that the flavors meld. Thank you so much for the recipe! I will use it again and again.

Aug 20, 2004

Very good sauce. Made one without the liqueur and was just as tasty. It is quite tart, depending of the season you make it. I used a very sweet orange which I believe helped cut the tartness. Definatly a keeper.

Nov 25, 2009

I've made this many times for Thanksgiving and everyone loves it! In my opinion, its much better than cranberry jelly! Very easy and it has a very refreshing flavor! I use 1- 12oz. bag of fresh cranberries, about 3/4 cup of white sugar and 1 large navel orange. I didn't use the orange liqueur and it was still delicious! This makes about 2 1/2 cups of relish!

Dec 20, 2002

WOW! What a change from the mushy canned cranberry sauce I usually serve at Thanksgiving! Sweet, but vibrantly tart. I doubled the recipe & with the leftovers, I added pecan pieces, chopped apples & celery, & it made a great fruit salad with a dollop of mayonnaise on top. I highly recommend this recipe!

Oct 09, 2003

Can't believe more people haven't made this delicious recipe. It is wonderful. Tart and sweet at the same time. Have made it for going on two years now and get many raves from others.

Dec 06, 2004

We LOOOOOVE this recipe. It tastes great on a leftover turkey sandwich. Try adding leftover relish (1/2 to 1 cup drained) to your favorite generic muffin recipe - delish!


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  • Calories
  • 122 kcal
  • 6%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 28.7 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 1.9 g
  • 8%
  • Protein
  • 0.3 g
  • < 1%
  • Sodium
  • 1 mg
  • < 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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