Spiced Cranberry Sauce


Pinot Noir verjus (the pressed juice from unripe grapes) adds another layer of flavor to traditional cranberry sauce.

Spiced Cranberry Sauce
Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Cool Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 35 mins
8 (1/4-cup) servings plus leftovers


  • 1 cup Pinot Noir verjus or 3/4 cup grape juice plus 1/4 cup red wine vinegar

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 1 bay leaf

  • 1 3-4 inch stick cinnamon

  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt

  • 4 cup cranberries


  1. In medium saucepan combine verjus, sugar, bay leaf, cinnamon and salt; bring to boiling. Add cranberries; return to a boiling. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 10 minutes, stirring frequently. Remove from heat; transfer to bowl. Cool to room temperature (about 2 hours). Remove and discard bay leaf and cinnamon stick. Makes 8 (1/4-cup) servings plus leftovers.


Prepare sauce. Refrigerate, covered, up to 5 days.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

99 Calories
22g Carbs
Nutrition Facts
Calories 99
% Daily Value *
Sodium 162mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 8%
Total Sugars 18g
Vitamin C 4.7mg 24%
Calcium 10.1mg 1%
Iron 0.2mg 1%
Potassium 57mg 1%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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