Quick and Easy Homemade Cranberry Sauce with Three Variations

10-Minute Homemade Cranberry Sauce

2 cups sugar 2 cups water 4 cups fresh Cranberries

Boil sugar and water together 5 minutes. Add cranberries and boil, without stirring, until all the skins pop open, about 5 minutes.  

Remove from heat and cool in saucepan. Makes one quart 10-Minute Cranberry Sauce.

Homemade Cranberry Sauce Variations

Cranberry Ambrosia

Pour sauce over thin-sliced oranges, top with shredded toasted coconut for Cranberry Ambrosia.

Minted Cranberry Sauce

Stir in teaspoon chopped fresh mint for Minted Cranberry Sauce.

Cranberry Apricot Delight

Add 1 cup cooked sweetened apricots for Cranberry Apricot Delight. Any of these sauces can be frozen for later use. Try the cranberry relish as a condiment for turkey wraps, or mix some into a beef stew for a sweet and savory flavor.