Slow Cooker Cranberry Apple Sauce Recipe

This tastes so good with pork chops but I’m sure there are a lot of other things too:


What You Will Need:

–    4 ½ cups of mostly peeled, chopped up apples

–   2 ½ cups of cranberries

–   ¾ cup of apple juice

–   2 ½ cups of brown sugar

–   1 ½ tsp of pumpkin pie spice


What You Will Need to do:

1.   In your slow cooker, mix the apples and cranberries.

2.   Add the rest of the ingredients and mix well together.

3.   Cook on LOW for 10 hours.

4.   Next, let the contents of the slow cooker cool down.  It is okay to place in it the refrigerator, if you’d like.

5.   Drain all the liquid and place the solid mixture in a blender and blend until everything becomes smooth.

6.   Place in an airtight container and place in the refrigerator when you’re not enjoying.


Cranberry Style Baby Back Ribs Recipe

Have some leftover cranberries?  Here’s a great way to use them up.

What You Will Need:

–   4 lbs of baby back ribs

–   ½ cup of water

–   2 ½ cups of cranberries

–   1 cup of brown sugar

–   ½ cup of sugar

–   ½ cup of chili sauce

–   6 Tbsp of cider vinegar

–   1 Tbsp of Worcestershire sauce

–   ¼ cup of chopped onion

–   Salt and pepper for seasoning


What You Will Need to do:

1.   Preheat your oven to 350°F.

2.   In a baking dish, lay out the ribs.  Season with salt and pepper.  Bake for 30 minutes.

3.    Now place the rest of the ingredients in a pot and bring to a boil.  Then reduce heat and continue to cook until the cranberries pop.

4.   Pour the ingredients from the pot and place in the blender.  Blend until everything has become pureed like.  Pour the sauce back into the pot and continue to simmer for about 15 minutes.

5.   Pour the contents of the pot over the ribs and continue to back the ribs, roughly another 20 minutes.


DIY / Frugal Tip ~ Cranberries in Water

Having a hard time drinking all those glasses of water each day?  Try putting fresh or frozen cranberries to your glass of water.  This is a delicious way to change things up.


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