This fast and easy cranberry sauce is spiced with fragrant cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg and cardamom. Slideshow: More Cranberry Recipes Plus: Ultimate Thanksgiving Guide 

Grace Parisi
November 2003

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Recipe Summary

active:
5 mins
total:
15 mins
Yield:
makes about 4 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large saucepan, combine the cranberries and apple cider with the cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg and cardamom and bring to a boil. Cook over moderately high heat, coarsely mashing the berries with a wooden spoon, until the sauce is softened and jamlike, about 5 minutes. Serve warm, at room temperature or chilled.

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Make Ahead

The cranberry sauce can be refrigerated for up to 1 week.