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Cranberries Amaretto


  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 (12 ounce) package fresh cranberries
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup amaretto
  • 2 tablespoons orange marmalade
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon rind


  1. Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Add cranberries, sugar, and lemon juice; stir well to combine. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, 10 to 15 minutes or until cranberries begin to pop.
  3. Remove from heat; stir in amaretto, marmalade and lemon rind.
  4. Serve with pork or turkey.

Yield: 3 2/3 cups

Source: 1992 Hometown Collection, America's Best Recipes, Camellia Delights, The Altrusa Club of Gulfport, Mississippi

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