Cranberry Sauce with Apricots, Raisins, and Orange Recipe -
Cranberry Sauce with Apricots, Raisins, and Orange Recipe
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Cranberry Sauce with Apricots, Raisins, and Orange

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"So easy and always a hit at our holiday dinners! This should be made at least one day ahead and refrigerated to thicken."

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Original recipe makes 24 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    15 mins

    8 hrs 25 mins


  1. In a large saucepan over medium heat, mix the orange juice, water, cranberries, sugar, apricots, raisins, and orange zest. Stir constantly until sugar has dissolved, about 5 minutes. Bring to a boil, and cook 10 minutes, or until cranberries have burst. Remove from heat, and chill at least 8 hours, or overnight, before serving cold.
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Nov 08, 2004

This recipe was very easy to make and tasted wonderful! If you cannot locate fresh cranberries, it is just as wonderful with frozen cranberries. Just make sure you defrost them before you begin cooking.

Jan 25, 2011

Loved this! I'm always looking for something a bit different when it comes to "cranberry sauce" and this one filled the bill. It made enough that I was able to make a "cranberry chicken" dish with it as well. Use your imagination or maybe I'll submit it here!!


39 Ratings

Nov 26, 2004

Good, easy recipe. I didn't have golden raisins so I used regular ones, but I think it would be better w/ golden raisins next time.

Nov 24, 2008

This is the best cranberry sauce I have ever tried. I followed the recipe exactly as written and it was delicious.

Nov 26, 2006

I made this for a Thanksgiving potluck meal at work and it is a very delicious cranberry sauce with a good texture! Is, however, a very sweet cranberry sauce; would highly recommend! May very well make again!

Nov 27, 2004

Gosh I thought that this was a great recipe. I really never liked cranberry sauce before but now I am sold! Will make this again.

Mar 01, 2011

Exactly what I was looking for. Excellent with the Thanksgiving turkey. Makes for a nice "chutney" with pork and I LOVE it with ham !

Nov 12, 2009

I originally printed this recipe on 11/19/05, obviously for that Thanksgiving. I haven't bought canned cranberry sauce for four years now. How can something this easy taste this good. The only adjustment made was in the proportion of sugar as we use fructose. It freezes beautifully too as the college student daughter can attest.


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  • Calories
  • 71 kcal
  • 4%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 18.5 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 1.6 g
  • 6%
  • Protein
  • 0.6 g
  • 1%
  • Sodium
  • 2 mg
  • < 1%

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

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