Easy chicken dinner
Print Recipe
5 from 6 votes

Canned Cranberry Sauce Recipe

This recipe features a simple, quick, and tasty way to spice up canned cranberry sauce this holiday season.
Prep Time2 mins
Total Time2 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Canned Cranberry Sauce Recipe, Cranberry Sauce recipe, Easy Cranberry Sauce
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 166kcal
Author: Amy
Cost: $2



  • 14 ounces jellied cranberry sauce canned
  • 1 orange juice & zest
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp ground nutmeg


  • Open cranberry sauce and add contents to a glass dish.
  • Zest one orange and squeeze out all the juice. Do not allow the seeds into the sauce.
  • Add juice and spices to sauce, and stir.
  • Mix thoroughly and place the contents into the fridge and allow flavors to meld for at least one hour.


Nutritional values may differ and are meant to be a guide. 
Alternative preparation
Additionally, you can heat sauce up to a low simmer for 8 minutes.
Once done, allow to cool, and store in the fridge to chill until thoroughly cooled. For us, either way works.
For best taste, consume within 3 days. 


Serving: 1portion | Calories: 166kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 29mg | Potassium: 85mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 41g | Vitamin A: 115IU | Vitamin C: 19mg | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 1mg