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Slow Cooker Cranberry Sauce

Cook Time3 mins
Total Time3 mins
Course: Condiment, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: best slow cooker cranberry sauce recipe, easy slow cooker cranberry sauce recipe, homemade cranberry sauce recipe, slow cooker cranberry sauce
Servings: 2 cups


  • Slow Cooker


  • 12 oz fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 fresh orange (juice) ½ cup


  • In a 2 qt. slow cooker: place cranberries, sugar and orange juice; mix/stir.
  • Cover and slow cook on high for 2 hours.
  • Remove lid and stir.
  • Leave lid off and cook uncovered for ~1 more hour or until desire consistency (don't worry if it looks watery, it's going to thicken up as it cools . For a quick tip: put the sauce in the refrigerator and it will thicken faster). Best served cool.
  • Transfer to a serving bowl or airtight container.

Refrigerate up to 2 weeks or freezer up to a month.