Slow Cooker Cranberry Sauce Recipe

Slow Cooker Cranberry Sauce Recipe

How To Make Slow Cooker Cranberry Sauce

This is a set it and forget it cranberry sauce recipe as it uses a slow cooker to create a tasty sauce with just the right amount of sweetness and tartness.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 3 hours
Total: 3 hours 5 minutes



  • 12ozfresh cranberries
  • ½cuporange juice
  • ½cupwater
  • cupmaple syrup,granulated or brown sugar, or any preferred sweetener adding more/less to taste
  • a splash of bourbon,or red wine, orange zest, a pinch of ground ginger, a pinch of cinnamon and cloves, some chopped walnuts, or a splash of vanilla extract, optional add-ins


  1. Add all ingredients to the bowl of a slow cooker and stir to combine.

  2. Cook on High for 3 to 4 hours or on Low for 7 to 8 hours, or until the cranberries have popped open and the sauce is bubbly.

  3. Taste and stir in any extra sweetener or add-ins if desired.  Serve warm.


  • Calories: 226.32kcal
  • Fat: 0.19g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.02g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.03g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.06g
  • Carbohydrates: 31.24g
  • Fiber: 3.97g
  • Sugar: 21.95g
  • Protein: 0.56g
  • Sodium: 6.35mg
  • Calcium: 37.88mg
  • Potassium: 190.36mg
  • Iron: 0.31mg
  • Vitamin A: 5.65µg
  • Vitamin C: 26.81mg
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