By Tony Tantillo

NEW YORK (CBS 2) — Need a great side dish for Thanksgiving? Try Tony’s homemade cranberry sauce.

1 lb. Fresh Cranberries 

1/2 Medium Bosc Pear 

1/2 Medium Granny Smith Apple 

4 oz. Dried Fruit & Nuts 

1 Medium Orange 

1/2 c. Sugar 

3/4 c. Water

 2 oz. Mint

Heat cranberries and water until cranberries break up and texture is smooth. Cube pear & apple, add to cranberries with dried fruit and nuts.  Squeeze juice of orange into mixture. Add mint.

 Heat three to four more minutes, then serve.

 *recipe may vary by amount of ingredients and cooking time/temperature

Tony Tantillo

Comments (5)
  1. Deana says:

    This was such a hit at Thanksgiving, my friends are asking me to bring it again at Christmas….thanks, Tony! And I am not even able to boil an egg, and I got this right. Yummmmm!

  2. Patricia M says:

    Going to try it right now will let you know. Patricia M

  3. Janelle Fox says:

    Great, I added the sugar a little too late…

  4. Pam says:

    I believe you forgot to include when to add the sugar on this recipe. I would think you would put it in with the water when you start the process.

    1. Marilyn Mothersell says:

      Yes, you are absolutely right; you add the sugar with the cranberries and water.

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