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Cranberry Sauce with a Kick

Cranberry sauce for adults only! Add a little kick to your cranberry sauce this holiday season.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time20 minutes
Course: Dips, dressings, sauces
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cranberry sauce
Servings: 1 cup
Calories: 851kcal


  • 1 12 oz bag fresh cranberries
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 strip about 1 x 3-inches orange rind
  • 2 tbsp whiskey


  • *water may be substituted
  • In a medium sauce pan combine all the ingredients
  • Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently until sugar is dissolved.
  • Continue cooking for 10-15 minutes, until it starts to get thick.
  • Cool to room temperature before serving.
  • May be refrigerated until use.


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 851kcal | Carbohydrates: 201g | Protein: 1g | Sodium: 2mg | Sugar: 200g | Vitamin C: 3mg