orange spiced cranberry sauce that's the best cranberry sauce ever and it only takes 15 minutes!

Better than Grandma's Spiced Orange Blackberry Cranberry Sauce

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4 -6 servings


  • 1 Tablespoon Orange Zest about 1 large orange
  • 4 Tablespoons Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice
  • 3 Tablespoons Cranberry Juice
  • 1/3 Cup Dark or Light Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 Cup Honey
  • 1/2 Teaspoon McCormick Gourmet Saigon Cinnamon
  • 1/4 Teaspoon McCormick Gourmet Ground Ginger
  • 1/4-1/2 Teaspoon McCormick Gourmet Ancho Chili Powder
  • 1 12 ounce Bag Fresh Cranberries
  • 1 Cup Frozen Blackberries


  • Heat a medium saucepan over medium heat and add the cranberry juice, orange juice (reserving the zest for the end), brown sugar, honey, cinnamon, ginger and chili powder.
  • Bring to a boil and turn to medium low.
  • Allow to simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Add the cranberries and continue to simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Add the blackberries and cook an additional 5-10 minutes or until the berries have popped and the sauce is beginning to thicken.
  • Remove from the heat and stir in the orange zest.
  • Allow to cool in the fridge for at least 1 hour, covered in a dish.
  • Sit at room temperature for a bit before serving to take the chill off.
  • Serve with poultry.
Nutrition Facts
Better than Grandma's Spiced Orange Blackberry Cranberry Sauce
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 137
% Daily Value*
Carbohydrates 36.3g12%
Fiber 1.7g7%
Sugar 34.1g38%
Protein 0.6g1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.