Orange Bourbon Cranberry Sauce

Complete your Thanksgiving menu with Orange Bourbon Cranberry Sauce. It pairs perfectly with turkey and side dishes, or you can use it in a cocktail!

let’s get started!

Prep Time: 30 Min

4 cups cranberries 1 cup light brown sugar 1 cup cane sugar 1/4 cup bourbon 1 tablespoon orange juice

makes: 2 cups


1/2 teaspoon orange zest 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves

ingredients, cont.

Sweeten cranberries.


Combine cranberries and sugars in a pot over medium heat.

Stir, stir, stir!


Stir the cranberry mixture frequently until the sugar has melted, about 2-3 minutes.

Make it boozy.


Add bourbon, orange juice, orange zest, vanilla and spices. Simmer 20 minutes, stir often.

Check consistency.


When your sauce reaches your desired consistency, remove from heat and let cool.

Just add turkey!


Enjoy as a side for your turkey (of course), mix into cocktails or use as an ice cream topping!