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Cherry Cranberry Sauce

My mother-in-law makes this super-easy sauce every Thanksgiving. Cherries give tart cranberries a slightly sweet flavor. I serve it alongside turkey, pork and ham.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    3-1/2 cups

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 4 cups fresh or frozen cranberries (1 pound)
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) pitted tart cherries, drained

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, cook sugar and water over medium heat until sugar is dissolved. Add cranberries and cherries. Bring to a boil. Cook uncovered, until cranberries begin to pop, about 6 minutes. Reduce heat; cook 20 minutes longer or until thickened. Pour into a serving dish. Cover and chill for at least 2 hours.

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