Chef Tom's Organic Cranberry Sauce recipe
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Chef Tom's Holiday Cranberry Sauce

Chef Tom’s Holiday Cranberry Sauce

  • Author: Chef Tom Athos
  • Total Time: 1 hour


This natural, sugar-free Thanksgiving classic has been a family favorite for over 40 years. The natural sweetness of the organic apple juice, raisins and Sweet Cloud Organic Brown Rice Syrup balance the tangy cranberries. You can prepare this festive side dish a day ahead or early morning the day of. Enjoy!


  • 6 cups organic cranberries (212 oz packages)
  • 3 cups organic apple juice
  • 1 cup organic raisins
  • 3/4 cup Sweet Cloud Organic Brown Rice Syrup
  • 3 tablespoons agar agar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 orange, juice and zest
  • 1 lemon, juice and zest
  • 2 inch piece of cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt


  1. Add apple juice to large pan, sprinkle agar agar on top of juice without stirring and bring to a boil.
  2. Add all remaining ingredients, stir gently and bring back to a boil.
  3. Reduce to a medium heat and cook uncovered for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Remove from heat, cool and place in storage container and refrigerate.


Stores very well in the refrigerator. We top oatmeal with leftovers.

  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes