Slow-Cooker Holiday Cranberry Butter Recipe

This flavorful spread is delicious on warm, artisan breads and easy to serve up when holiday guests drop by.

Cranberry Butter

Cranberry Butter

This flavorful spread is delicious on warm, artisanal breads and easy to serve up when guests drop by unexpectedly. Holiday Hint: Tie on a pretty ribbon and BOOM - perfect hostess gift!

Photo by: Tomas Espinoza

Tomas Espinoza

Related To:

Ingredients

Yield: 1 medium jar

  • (2) 12-ounce bag cranberries
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup apple juice
  • 1 whole cinnamon stick
  • zest of 1 orange

Instructions

1: Place all ingredients into a slow cooker on high for approximately two hours.

2: After two hours, remove the cinnamon stick and puree the mixture in a food processor or blender.

3: Strain the mixture through a sieve, pushing the cranberries through with a spoon and discarding any solids.

4: Put the mixture back into the slow cooker for another two hours (or until thickened).

5: Once thickened, place in clean, airtight jars and refrigerate. Consume within a month.

Keep Reading

Next Up

Staging Tips for Selling During the Holidays

Before you deck the halls, see which holiday decor can help you sell.

Homemade Peanut Butter Dog Biscuits

Surprise man's best friend with nutritious, homemade goodies that can be baked using many of the ingredients you already have on hand.

How to Make Peanut Butter Dog Biscuits

Make your best friend a healthy, delicious treat with this recipe.

How to Make Holiday Cocktail Party Invitations

Set the mood for your holiday cocktail party with a glitzy invitation. Start with our printable template, then add sparkling embellishments.

Southern Pimento Cheese Recipe

Blackberry Farm in Walland, Tenn., shares a Smoky Mountain-style recipe for pimento cheese fritters, ideal for serving at casual get-togethers or large dinner parties.

12 Easy, Slow-Cooker Recipes Perfect for Holiday Gatherings

And football parties. And Netflix binge sessions.

Holiday Appetizer Recipes

Small plates of fig crostini, stuffed peppers and crab cakes make a big impact.

Easy Holiday Appetizer Recipe: Savory Galettes

A galette is a flat, free-form pie. Fill this five-minute crust with our savory suggestions, or create your own filling.

On TV

Shop This Look

Found a living space you love in HGTV's Photo Library? Get the look in your own home with products from Wayfair.

Follow Us Everywhere

Join the party! Don't miss HGTV in your favorite social media feeds.