When it comes to delivering antioxidants, cranberries rank exceptionally high; in fact, they’re second in line to blueberries! With its pinch of citrus zest and other refreshing, all natural ingredients, these cranberries will be a welcome addition to the Thanksgiving table.
- Put cranberries, orange juice, applesauce and water in a sauce pan and bring to a boil.
- Turn heat to medium. Stir continuously until cranberries start to break open, about 15 minutes
- Reduce to a simmer and pour water and orange zest over the cranberry mixture. Stir in the honey and molasses.
- Simmer 10-15 minutes, with a cinnamon stick if desired. Remove stick after cooking.
- Remove cranberry sauce from heat, and store in an airtight container in the refrigerator 4 hours or overnight.