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12 Cranberry Sauce Recipes for Thanksgiving

12 Cranberry Sauce Recipes for Thanksgiving
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Cranberry Sauce is one of the most important dishes at Thanksgiving, but it is often one that gets little attention from the chef. Many of us choose to serve cranberry sauce from a can because it's easy and it tastes good enough. But what if your cranberry sauce could be the star? With these 12 easy recipes you can make a sauce that everyone will rave about.

 

1. Bourbon, Brown Sugar, and Orange Cranberry Sauce

12 Cranberry Sauce Recipes for Thanksgiving

Orange and cranberry are a match made in heaven. This cranberry sauce from Creative Culinary mixes them together with bourbon and brown sugar for a delicious final result.

 

2. Cranberry Pineapple Jello Salad

12 Cranberry Sauce Recipes for Thanksgiving

Jello salad is a simple alternative to cranberry sauce that can be made days in advance if you have a packed menu planned. This one from Dinner at the Zoo adds pineapples to the mix.

 

3. Apple Cinnamon Cranberry Sauce

12 Cranberry Sauce Recipes for Thanksgiving

Nothing makes you feel like the holidays quote as much as apples and cinnamon. Bring that holiday cheer into your cranberry sauce with this recipe from Recipe Girl.

 

4. Jalapeno Cran-Raspberry Sauce

12 Cranberry Sauce Recipes for Thanksgiving

Put a little kick into your cranberry sauce with this recipe from Budget Bytes that adds jalapenos. This will add a whole new flavor to your Thanksgiving dinner.

 

5. Cranberry Mango Sauce

12 Cranberry Sauce Recipes for Thanksgiving

Adding mangoes to your cranberry sauce gives it a more tropical feel perfect for bringing a little bit of summer into the fall. Make it yourself with this recipe from Peanut Butter and Peppers.

 

6. Gingered Pomegranate Lime Cranberry Sauce

12 Cranberry Sauce Recipes for Thanksgiving

This cranberry sauce from Lemon Tree Dwelling is perfect if you don't want to break too much from the traditional recipe but you want to add a few special touches.

 

7. Cran-Cherry Sauce

12 Cranberry Sauce Recipes for Thanksgiving

The tartness of cherries add a unique and distinct flavor to cranberry sauce that no other ingredient could provide. This recipe from Five Heart Home brings the flavors together harmoniously.

 

8. Cranberry Sauce with Pinot Noir

12 Cranberry Sauce Recipes for Thanksgiving

This cranberry sauce from Closet Cooking is a classic cranberry sauce with pinot noir to add extra complexity and richness.

 

9. Cranberry Salsa

12 Cranberry Sauce Recipes for Thanksgiving

If you want to break from tradition, making cranberry salsa instead of sauce can be a great way to do it. This recipe from Everyday Dishes will bring new flavors to your Thanksgiving table.

 

10. Sherry Triple Berry Cranberry Sauce

12 Cranberry Sauce Recipes for Thanksgiving

Cranberries don't have to be the only berry that makes it into your sauce. This recipe from Recipe Girl adds blueberries and raspberries to the mix.

 

11. Cranberry Salad

12 Cranberry Sauce Recipes for Thanksgiving

Another great alternative to cranberry sauce is cranberry salad. This one from Le Creme de la Crumb is sweet and fluffy and will be popular with all your Thanksgiving guests.

 

12. Raspberry Cranberry Sauce

12 Cranberry Sauce Recipes for Thanksgiving

Adding raspberries to your cranberry sauce gives it a bright and sunny feel that everyone will love. This one from Host the Toast is a delicious way to enjoy the flavors.

12 Cranberry Sauce Recipes for Thanksgiving
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