This recipe is incredibly special to me, because it's a riff off of my mother's recipe. Introducing my Cinnamon Bourbon Cranberry Sauce, aka a delicious, healthy twist on your traditional Cranberry Sauce. My version is refined sugar-free, and only uses 7 ingredients! It's quick, simple, easy, and an absolute staple for your Thanksgiving Day dinner.
- 1 Pound Fresh Cranberries (or frozen cranberries)
- 1/2 Cup Coconut Sugar
- 1/2 Cup Orange Juice
- 1/2 Cup Water
- 3 Tablespoons Bourbon
- 1 Tablespoon Vanilla Extract
- 1 Cinnamon Stick
Begin by preparing your cranberries. Rinse and dry them thoroughly. If using frozen cranberries, there is no need to rinse them.
Add your cranberries to a large pot and add in the coconut sugar, orange juice, and water. Heat over medium-high heat and bring to a boil.
Once it's boiling, reduce the heat to low and add in the bourbon, vanilla, and cinnamon stick.
Stir everything together well and cook for 20-22 minutes. The cranberry sauce should get nice and thick. If you want it even thicker, you can let it sit for another minute or two.
Remove the cinnamon stick and stir.
Serve immediately, or put in the fridge until you're ready to eat. Enjoy!
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