Slow Cooker Cranberry Sauce

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  • Published Mar 25th
  • Ready In3h 50m
  • Servings12
  • Calories85
Perfect homemade cranberry sauce for the Holidays! Tastes and smells wonderful!

Slow Cooker Cranberry Sauce Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Slow Cooker Cranberry Sauce for 12 servings:

  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 (12 ounce) package fresh cranberries

Slow Cooker Cranberry Sauce Cooking Instructions

  • Prep5m
  • Cook3h 45m
  • Ready In3h 50m

To cook Slow Cooker Cranberry Sauce, you need about 5 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Slow Cooker Cranberry Sauce is about 3 hours 45 minutes , and you can serve your Slow Cooker Cranberry Sauce within 3 hours 50 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Slow Cooker Cranberry Sauce easily:

  1. 1 Combine orange juice, water, brown sugar, white sugar, and cinnamon in slow cooker; stir in cranberries. Cook on High for 3 hours, stirring once each hour.
  2. 2 Remove lid; stir well. Cook on High until sauce has thickened and most cranberries have popped, about 45 more minutes.


  • Partner tip: Try using a Reynolds® slow cooker liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 85 calories; 0.1 grams of fat; 21.9 grams of carbohydrates; 0.2 grams of protein; 0 milligrams of cholesterol; 4 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Dec 23rd 2012

    I loved the idea of making cranberry sauce in the slow cooker. I altered it a bit because of what I had on hand. I used 3 small oranges peeled and cut up because I had no juice. I also added ...

  2. Dec 22nd 2012

    It seems rediculous to spend so much time on this. All you have to do is dissolve the sugars in the liquid, bring it to a boil, toss the cranberries in, simmer them for another 10-15 minutes ...

  3. Dec 26th 2011

    I had my doubts when putting it all in the crockpot.Wasn't sure if it would work. It did and turned out beautiful. It was well received at the table

  4. Dec 21st 2011

    Wonderful! So easy to make. Everyone just loved it, honestly! You can use fresh or frozen cranberries. I have used both and both are tasty. I garnished mine with fresh orange zest.

  5. Dec 9th 2011

    I never liked cranberry sauce, I think mostly because I hated the way it came out of the can. This recipe was a huge hit at Thanksgiving. I will never buy canned again! This tastes wonderful ...

  6. Dec 2nd 2011

    It was perfect!Though I did not need to cook it any longer than the 3 hours covered. Once I took the lid off, to begin the 45 minutes without the lid, I realized it was already the consis ...

  7. Nov 20th 2011

    This recipe was so good we made it twice before Thanksgiving. In addition to the ingredients we included the zest one orange to the mix. Delicious!

  8. Nov 20th 2011

    This turned out tasty but it was definitely NOT as much as it advertised! I wanted 12 servings and the recipe servings was far too small. If you're making this for a group definitely triple ...

  9. Nov 16th 2011

    This Recipe is great! I added a bit of oranje juice since I did not have enough zest and it is wonderful. Have made this a number of times,and it is rediculous to buy the canned stuff when ...