Simple Christmas Cranberry Sauce

Everyone thinks of cranberries for Thanksgiving but they are so brilliant, so bright and so beautiful I certainly hope they are going to be served at everyone's Christmas holiday table!  What could be more easy than throwing the ingredients into a saucepan and letting it cook?  You can do it!

Christmas Cranberry Sauce

1 (12-ounce) package fresh or frozen cranberries
3/4 c  sugar
2 t  orange zest
1/2 c orange juice
1/4 c water

Combine all ingredients in a medium saucepan over medium heat; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer, stirring occasionally, 15 minutes or until mixture is slightly thickened.Print Friendly and PDF