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Cranberries Amaretto Recipe

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By America's Best Recipes: 1992 Hometown Collection (Oxmoor House) - out of print

This chunky cranberry sauce is flavored with amaretto liqueur and orange marmalade.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes


  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 (12 ounces) package fresh cranberries
  • 2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup amaretto
  • 2 Tablespoons orange marmalade
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon rind


Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add cranberries, sugar, and lemon juice; stir well to combine. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, 10 to 15 minutes or until cranberries begin to pop. Remove from heat; stir in amaretto, marmalade, and lemon rind.

Serve with pork or turkey.

Yield: 3-2/3 cups

Recipe Source: America's Best Recipes: 1992 Hometown Collection (Oxmoor House) - out of print
Reprinted with permission.

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 5 out of 5
Amazing, Member melindapollak

I served this at Thanksgiving and for a dinner party and EVERYONE wanted the recipe!

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