Yields Serves 16 (makes 3 cups)
Time: 10 minutes. This sauce has such a bright orangey flavor that you'd never guess it starts with canned cranberries.

How to Make It

Step 1
1

In a medium saucepan, bring cranberries and zest to a simmer over medium heat, stirring occasionally, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat, stir in Cointreau, and let cool.

Step 2
2

Make ahead: Cover and chill up to 1 week.

Step 3
3

Note: Nutritional analysis is per 3-Tbsp. serving.

Ingredients

 2 cans (1 lb. each) whole-berry cranberry sauce
  Finely shredded zest of 2 oranges
 1/4 cup Cointreau or other orange-flavored liqueur, or fresh orange juice

Directions

Step 1
1

In a medium saucepan, bring cranberries and zest to a simmer over medium heat, stirring occasionally, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat, stir in Cointreau, and let cool.

Step 2
2

Make ahead: Cover and chill up to 1 week.

Step 3
3

Note: Nutritional analysis is per 3-Tbsp. serving.

Cranberry Cointreau Sauce