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Cranberry Apple Sauce Recipe

Cranberry Apple Sauce Recipe

This Cranberry Apple Sauce Recipe with canning instructions is perfect for the holidays, or year round!
Keyword cranberry apple sauce recipe
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Canning Time 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 12 half pints


  • Water Bath Canner (optional)


  • 3 Large Granny Smith Apples peeled, cored, and cubed
  • 2 lbs Cranberries fresh is best
  • 1 Orange sliced
  • Zest of 1 orange
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 1/4 tsp Nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon
  • 2 Cups Water


  • In a large heavy bottom pot, combine apples, cranberries, orange, zest, nutmeg, cinnamon, and water.
  • Heat over medium heat until fruit starts to soften.
  • Add in sugar and bring to a boil, stirring constantly.
  • Boil for 3-5 minutes.
  • Transfer to canning jars and process for 15 minutes.