Brandied Whole Cranberry Sauce - cranberry sauce baked low and slow in brandy or rum. For a non-alcoholic version bake in cranberry, apple or orange juice.

Brandied Whole Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry Sauce with plump whole cranberries in a sweet sauce spiked with brandy (or use orange or cranberry juice for a family friendly version).


  • 3 cups fresh cranberries one 12 ounce bag
  • 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup brandy or rum or other alcohol or orange or cranberry juice


  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
  2. Rinse cranberries and discard any moldy or mushy ones. Spread out in a 9 x 13" pan. Sprinkle with the sugar. Pour alcohol over the top.
  3. Bake for 1 hour. Let chill before serving.

Recipe Notes

Best if made the day before to allow the sauce to thicken.