Lazy Slow Cooker Cranberry Sauce
Crockpot cranberry sauce is a great holiday dish that can be made well in advance. Fresh cranberries slow cooked together with orange juice and rind combine to make a wonderful treat!
- 24 oz fresh cranberries
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 cup water
- 1 cup orange juice
- 1 large or two small cinnamon sticks
- ½ orange peel
rinse cranberries off in cool water and place in slow cooker
Add sugar, water and orange juice and stir to combine
burry large pieces of orange rind and cinnamon stick in cranberry mixture
cover and cook on low 6-8 hours.
after at least 5 hours of cooking, use a large spoon to smash some (or all - your choice) of the cranberries.
If sauce is not as thick as you would like, leave cover off of crockpot for last half hour of cooking
Remove orange peel and cinnamon stick