Have you ever made cranberry sauce from scratch? This was my grandma’s specialty when I was growing up. We didn’t just have cranberry sauce at Thanksgiving and Christmas either. My grandma would buy enough in the fall to eat cranberry sauce all year long. She used to make hers on the stovetop. It was easy but time-consuming as you had to stand there and watch and stir and make sure it didn’t burn. I am pretty sure my grandma would be proud of this cranberry sauce recipe altered just enough to make it in my Instant Pot. Affiliate link below.Jump to Recipe
You can start with fresh or frozen cranberries for this cranberry sauce recipe. I like to stock up on cranberries in the fall (grandma would be so proud) so we have plenty on hand whenever I get the craving.
Instant Pot Cranberry Sauce
This cranberry sauce takes just minutes to prep and cooks in only 8 minutes.
- 1 12 ounce bag of cranberrie fresh or frozen
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 3/4 cup water
Add all three ingredients to Instant Pot. Cook on high pressure for 8 minutes. Allow natural release.
Serve warm or cold.
Variations: You can add orange zest, substitute half the water for orange juice, add a pinch of cinnamon, etc.
This can be served as a side dish at holiday dinners, over biscuits, in turkey sandwiches, etc.
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