Fresh Cranberry Sauce

Apples, brandy, pecans and an orange turn traditional cranberry sauce into something extra special for the holidays.

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Servings: 12 to 14
Prep Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 8 hrs 15 mins
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  • 2   cups 
    fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1   
    large granny Smith apple, peeled, cored and quartered
  • 1   
    navel orange, half of peel zested
  • 1/2  cup 
  • 1/4  cup 
    finely chopped pecans
  • 1   ounce 
    brandy (optional)
  • 1   
    pinch allspice
In a food processor, pulse together cranberries and apple until coarsely chopped; transfer to a medium bowl. Peel orange and separate into segments, removing membrane. Coarsely chop segments and squeeze juice from membrane (discard membrane). Add orange, juice, zest, sugar, nuts, brandy (if using) and allspice to cranberry-apple mixture; stir until combined. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Serve chilled. Makes 12 to 14 servings.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 66, Fat, total (g) 2, carb. (g) 14, fiber (g) 2, sodium (mg) 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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