Cranberry and Apple Sauce With Walnuts

Serves 12
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  • 2 cups cranberry juice
  • 6 ounces sweetened dried cranberries
  • 1 cinnamon stick broken in half
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 apples, peeled and diced
  • 2 teaspoons corn starch
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts (optional)


  1. Add juice, cranberries, cinnamon sticks and sugar to a medium saucepan and bring to a boil. Cook 5 minutes, then add apples and cook an additional 5 minutes, stirring occasionally until the fruits are tender.
  2. Remove 8 ounces of the liquid and place in a small bowl. Whisk in the cornstarch. Slowly add the cornstarch mixture back into the saucepan, stirring constantly for another 5 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and pour into a serving bowl. Place in refrigerator until thickened, at least 30 minutes.
  4. Remove cinnamon sticks and add chopped walnuts before serving.