Orange Bourbon Cranberry Sauce Recipe

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Jill Published: December 22, 2020 Modified: May 31, 2021

How To Make Orange Bourbon Cranberry Sauce

Add a kick to your Thanksgiving spread with this bourbon-infused cranberry sauce! It also has the zesty punch of freshly squeezed orange juice.

Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • 24ozcranberries
  • cupwhite sugar
  • 1⅓cupsbrown sugar
  • ¾cuporange juice,freshly squeezed
  • ¾cupwater
  • orange zest,from 1 orange, plus extra for garnish
  • 3tbspbourbon,to taste


  1. Place the cranberries, white sugar, brown sugar, orange juice, water, orange zest, and bourbon in a medium saucepan.

  2. Cook on medium-high for 15 to 20 minutes or until most of the liquid has reduced, stirring occasionally.

  3. Once most of the cranberries have popped, remove from heat, then let rest for at least 15 minutes.

  4. Serve garnished with extra orange zest over turkeys, and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Cover and refrigerate for up to 1 week.


  • Calories: 437.90kcal
  • Fat: 0.31g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.03g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.05g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.11g
  • Carbohydrates: 106.34g
  • Fiber: 7.92g
  • Sugar: 90.95g
  • Protein: 1.05g
  • Sodium: 19.51mg
  • Calcium: 60.51mg
  • Potassium: 302.64mg
  • Iron: 0.88mg
  • Vitamin A: 9.75µg
  • Vitamin C: 45.87mg
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