Cranberry Strawberry Sauce

Switch up your regular cranberry sauce this Thanksgiving by adding strawberries! Use it to accompany your turkey, spread it on toast, or use it in a cocktail.

Enjoy the many strawberry benefits in this, and other tasty strawberry holiday dishes. This diverse fruit makes any meal better!

Cranberry Strawberry Sauce

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Wait Time: 3 hours
Total Time: 3 hours 25 minutes
Yield: 8
Calories: 90kcal

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  • cup sugar
  • cup water
  • 2 cups cranberries frozen
  • 2 cups strawberries frozen
  • 2 tsp orange zest


  • Combine sugar and water in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir until the sugar is dissolved.
  • Add the cranberries and bring the pan to a boil. Stir until the berries pop and the consistency thickens.
  • Add the strawberries and stir well. Add orange zest and stir until all ingredients are thoroughly combined for about 20 minutes.
  • Remove the sauce from heat and let it cool.
  • Refrigerate the sauce overnight to let it thicken. If you cannot wait for it to sit overnight, let it sit for at least 3 hours.


Serving: 0.5  cup | Calories: 90kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Sodium: 1mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 19g

6 Comments on “Cranberry Strawberry Sauce

November 19, 2020 at 2:41 pm

5 stars
Really good. I put a little less sugar as the strawberries help to sweeten it. Would make again. Very easy

CA Strawberries
November 19, 2020 at 2:52 pm

Great to know! Thanks very much for your comment!

November 16, 2021 at 9:05 pm

5 stars
I making this recipe for years, it’s the best cranberry sauce ever . I love the taste of the strawberries with the cranberries. Delicious on Brie with Crackers as appetizers.

CA Strawberries
December 6, 2021 at 11:57 am

That’s great to hear!

Rose caceres
December 31, 2022 at 2:17 am

Thank you for sharing this recipe.

CA Strawberries
January 3, 2023 at 2:23 pm

It’s our pleasure!


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