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Orange Spiced Cranberry Sauce is not your basic cranberry sauce! These tart cranberries and the sweetness of oranges are mixed with flavorful spices for a Thanksgiving side dish that will please a crowd!

Orange Spiced Cranberry Sauce

Author Cathy Trochelman


  • 1 12 ounce can frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed
  • ¾ c. sugar
  • 2 12 ounce bags fresh cranberries
  • 4 oranges segmented (peel and pith cut off; oranges cut into segments)
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. ground cloves
  • ½ tsp. ground allspice


  1. In a medium saucepan, combine thawed orange juice concentrate and sugar; mix well.
  2. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until sugar dissolves. Bring mixture to a boil.
  3. Add cranberries, oranges, and spices; reduce heat to simmer and continue cooking 8 minutes or until cranberries burst.
  4. Cool slightly; then chill, covered, in refrigerator.
  5. *Can be made up to 2 days in advance.