Our all time favorite homemade cranberry sauce recipe includes crunchy walnuts and a splash of Grand Marnier. It has just the right combination of sweet and tart to delight the senses and round out any holiday meal.
Course: Side Dish
Prep Time: 5minutes
Cook Time: 1hour
Place raw cranberries in 13 x 9 glass casserole dish and pour sugar over the top. Cover tightly with aluminum foil and bake at 350º for 1 to 1 ½ hours until the cranberries have popped, stirring half way through.
Remove from oven and let cool. Then add Grand Marnier and toasted walnuts and refrigerate.
Barbara's Notes + Tips
Use a glass baking dish and place a cookie sheet under it to prevent any spills.
This will be slightly soupy when it comes out of the oven and will firm up as it cools.
This is even better if it refrigerates for a day or two.
You can substitute an equal amount of orange juice for the Grand Mariner.
The time this takes to cook can vary depending on the cranberries. Check it after an hour, the cranberries should have popped and it should start to thicken.
To make this on the stove, add ½ cup of water or orange juice to the sugar and cranberries and cook over medium heat for about 15 minutes until the cranberries soften.