Yields Makes about 2 cups; 8 to 12 servings

Notes: Serve this sauce as a relish with turkey or use it on the Cranberry Crown Cheesecake.

How to Make It

Step 1
1

Sort cranberries, discarding any bruised or decayed fruit. Rinse and drain berries.

Step 2
2

In an 8- or 9-inch square baking dish, mix cranberries, sugar, liqueur, and orange peel.

Step 3
3

Bake, uncovered, in a 350° regular or convection oven, stirring occasionally, until berries are tender when pierced and juices are syrupy, about 1 hour. Serve warm or cool.

Step 4
4

Nutritional analysis per 1/4 cup.

Ingredients

 1 package (12 oz.) fresh or thawed frozen cranberries
 1 1/4 cups sugar
 1/2 cup orange-flavor liqueur (or orange juice)
 1 teaspoon grated orange peel

Directions

Step 1
1

Sort cranberries, discarding any bruised or decayed fruit. Rinse and drain berries.

Step 2
2

In an 8- or 9-inch square baking dish, mix cranberries, sugar, liqueur, and orange peel.

Step 3
3

Bake, uncovered, in a 350° regular or convection oven, stirring occasionally, until berries are tender when pierced and juices are syrupy, about 1 hour. Serve warm or cool.

Step 4
4

Nutritional analysis per 1/4 cup.

Baked Cranberry-Orange Sauce