Crockpot Cranberry Sauce

cranberry sauce in white bowl with spoon

Homemade crockpot cranberry sauce combining orange juice, fresh cranberries, sugars and cinnamon.

  • Author: Lynette Rice
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 3 hours
  • Total Time: 3 hours 10 mins
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: side
  • Method: Slow Cooker
  • Cuisine: American


  • 1/2 Cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 Cup white sugar
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 Cup orange juice
  • 1/2 Cup water
  • 12 oz fresh cranberries


  1. Combine all ingredients except the cranberries in the crockpot. Stir well.
  2. Add cranberries and evenly coat.
  3. Turn on the crockpot to high for 3 hours, stirring the cranberries every hour.
  4. After three hours on high, mash the cranberries. Continue to heat on high with the lid off, for 45 minutes.
  5. Let cool and transfer to serving dish.


Make this the day before Thanksgiving. The house will smell amazing and you’ll have something finished!

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