Easy Crockpot Cranberry Sauce Recipe

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No Thanksgiving or Christmas meal is complete without cranberry sauce, and you’re going to LOVE this Easy Crockpot Cranberry Sauce!

Just pop it in the slow cooker and walk away… your house will smell wonderful, and it tastes amazing!!


Easy Crockpot Cranberry Sauce Recipe
  • 1 bag Fresh Cranberries {12 oz.}
  • ¼ cup Water
  • ¾ cup Smucker’s Orange Marmalade
  • ¾ cup White Sugar
  • ¼ tsp. Cinnamon
  1. Combine all ingredients in Crockpot, and Stir.
  2. Cook on High 3 hours, or until cranberries begin to pop.
  3. After 3 hours or so… once cranberries begin to pop, gently smush cranberries up against the side of the crockpot to help the rest pop while you stir.
  4. Remove the lid, then cook on High for 30 minutes without the lid.
  5. Serve… and ENJOY! 😉



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If you have any leftover… you can store it in a jar in your refrigerator, and pull it out the next day with your leftovers! 😉

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  1. Marilyn Kidd says

    Do you use the old fashion “crock” style pot, or the newer ones with the black crocks that cook much hotter and are more versatile? . Because the newer one, I find, scorches and burns things on the bottom and cooks too fast! Marilyn K.

  2. Daphne says

    What size crockpot do you need? I have several but some are huge and some are REALLY small. Not sure which would be best!

    • Heidi says

      Hi Daphne ~ I used a 4 quart to make this, but it would also work well in a 5 or 6 quart if that’s what you have. Hope that helps! 😉

      • Daphne says

        Thank you!! Could you even go smaller than the 4 qt? I’ve got a dip sized one and one in between, was thinking about that one since we will take it to someone else’s house.

  3. April says

    I will use the orange juice instead of water and sub the orange marmalade for Smuckers orange-pineapple preserves, i love the addition of pineapple in this. I thought about using crushed pineapple and keeping the marmalade. Decisions, decisions. :)

  4. Lisa says

    I suck at cooking but at the age of 40 I am determined to bring something to the table at my parents house this year. My husband is the chef at my house but he gladly is letting me take the reins on this one. This looks like something I can’t screw up to much, so with me luck!!!!!

    • Bee says

      Lisa, I just found this and loved your comment! you’re so funny!….do you have a blog? you should! wondered if you did ok in the cooking dept….i’m in your boat at 50! didn’t have much time while getting the career going! now i’m having fun exploring and experimenting… hope 2014 finds you reaching your goals!!

  5. says

    This was delish and so easy to make. I only made one adjustment. I added a little more sugar because it was a little too tart for my taste so I added enough to suit me. Other than that it was awesome. I love the orange marmalade. This will be a tradition from now on, I think. Thanks for sharing!

  6. Cyndi says

    How long can it be store in a mason jar for? Can it be reheated?

    I’m thinking of maybe making this and selling it as a fundraiser for my sons classroom.

    Thanks so much!

  7. Tyanne Sullivan says

    Made this last night. Needed it to be as low in sugar as possible. Used xylitol instead of sugar. Also added a sugar free raspberry jello and 1/2 a bag of frozen mixed berries. Fit perfectly in my small 1quart crock pot. Plan on using it on low carb cream cheese crapes.

  8. Shauna lindo says

    I’d like to can this and give to neighbors as a gift. How long would you process this? Water bath? How much does one recipe yield? Thank you! I’m stoked about this recipe!

  9. Tina Cross says

    Sounds perfectly easy and since we are traveling I’m going to give it a try with the addition of toasted pecans. I like some crunch in my cranberries =)

  10. says

    Super easy to put together. I used homemade canned citrus marmalade along with a little homemade peach marmalade. I did double the recipe. I’m wishing I would have tripled it. I might have to make another batch tomorrow. I’ve got it in a jar in my fridge for Thanksgiving on Thursday.

  11. Nanette says

    This is the best recipe! Of course I always read my recipes wrong and usually dont catch myself until it is too late! Well this one you can do this with! I thought we were to use 3/4 of the large jar of marmalade (which is 16oz) so I found a 12oz jar and used the entire jar! lol! Well it turned out beautifully! I am adding jalopenos for the next batch to see how it works out. While cooking it smells amazing and I got to use my smaller slow cooker, the 1 1/2 qt size. plenty of room. Thanks for this recipe~ will be using this forever!

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