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This Bourbon-Orange Cranberry Sauce is a boozy side dish that can be prepared several days in advance and is the perfect accompaniment to any holiday meal! It's always on my Thanksgiving menu!

Bourbon-Orange Cranberry Sauce

  • Yield: About 3 cups 1x

Description

This boozy side dish can be prepared several days in advance and is the perfect accompaniment to any holiday meal!


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Ingredients

  • 1 pound (about 4 cups) cranberries
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon fresh orange zest
  • 2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup bourbon

Instructions

  1. In a medium saucepan with a tight-fitting lid, place cranberries, sugar, orange zest, orange juice and cinnamon. Stir. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to medium-low, cover and simmer, stirring every 10 minutes, until it reaches your desired consistency (about 35-35 minutes.
  2. Take pan off heat and stir in bourbon. Refrigerate until well chilled.

Notes

Recipe by Big Flavors from a Tiny Kitchen – Ashley Covelli – adapted from Bon Appétit November 1991

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