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Bourbon Cranberry Sauce

Homemade cranberry sauce is so easy to make and sure to please when it includes bourbon!
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Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 22 mins
Course Sauce
Servings 2 cups


  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 12 oz. package fresh cranberries
  • 2 tbsp bourbon


  • In a large saucepan whisk together the sugar, brown sugar and water until the sugar mostly dissolves. Add in the cranberries and heat over medium high heat.
  • Bring the mixture to a boil and the cranberries start popping, then reduce to a simmer and simmer for 15-20 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat and whisk in the bourbon. Use a potato masher to break up the cranberries. The mixture will thicken up as it cools.


Cranberry sauce can be frozen for up to 1 month.

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Keyword bourbon, bourbon cranberry sauce, cranberry, cranberry sauce, holiday, side dish, thanksgiving
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