Holiday Cranberry Sauce

    • 4 cups fresh cranberries
    • 1 1/2 cups water
    • 5 whole cloves
    • 5 whole allspice berries
    • 3 cinnamon sticks
    • 2 cups white sugar
    1. Place fresh cranberries and water in a medium saucepan over medium heat.
    2. Wrap cloves, allspice berries and cinnamon sticks in a spice bag. Place in the water with cranberries.
    3. Cook until cranberries begin to burst, about 10 minutes.
    4. Stir in sugar and reduce heat to low. Continue cooking 5 minutes, or until sugar has dissolved. Remove from heat and allow to cool. Discard spice bag. Chill in the refrigerator 8 hours, or overnight, before serving.