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Healthier Cranberry Sauce

You don't need a lot of sugar to make cranberry sauce. This healthier cranberry sauce has only 1/2 cup of pure maple syrup to 2 cups of cranberries.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cranberries, cranberry, maple, maple syrup
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 127kcal
Author: Jean LaMantia
Cost: $5


  • sauce pan


  • 2 cups fresh or frozen whole cranberries
  • 1/2 cup pure maple syrup I used grade A, dark
  • 1 1/2 cups water


  • Place all the ingredints in a medium sized saucepan and set the burner to medium.
  • Allow the mixture to come to a boil and stir occassionally.
    healthier cranberry sauce in saucepan
  • After about 30 minutes lower the temperature and continue to stir occassionally and allow it to thicken to desitred consistency