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Bourbon Orange Cranberry Sauce

Bourbon Orange Cranberry Sauce

JC Phelps
There's cranberry sauce and then there's my Kentucky take on it: my Bourbon Orange Cranberry Sauce. It's immensely flavorful + easy to make!
5 from 3 votes
Cook Time 20 mins
Cooling Time 15 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, Southern
Servings 10 servings
Calories 221 kcal


  • medium-size saucepan


  • 24 oz. fresh cranberries
  • 1 c white granulated sugar
  • 1 c. light brown sugar
  • 3/4 c. orange juice freshly-squeezed
  • 1/2 c. water
  • 1/4 c. Kentucky Bourbon
  • 2 tsp. orange zest


  • Add all ingredients, minus 1 tsp. of orange zest, into a medium-size saucepan.
  • For 15-20 minutes, cook over medium-high heat. Once a majority of the liquid has reduced + the berries have burst, take the cranberry sauce off of the heat and allow it to cool for 15 minutes.
  • Top with additional orange zest + serve.


Sodium: 9mgCalcium: 29mgVitamin C: 20mgVitamin A: 80IUSugar: 47gFiber: 3gPotassium: 124mgCalories: 221kcalMonounsaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gFat: 1gProtein: 1gCarbohydrates: 53gIron: 1mg
Keyword bourbon, bourbon orange cranberry sauce, cranberry sauce, orange
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