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Cranberry Apple Chutney Recipe

Simple and delicious, this Balsamic Cranberry Chutney Recipe is a great addition to any holiday meal. Juicy apples, golden raisins, orange zest, and a touch of brown sugar and cinnamon will compliment your festive dinner!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Calories: 139kcal
Author: Lorie Yarro


  • 1 12 oz. package fresh cranberries
  • 2 T balsamic vinegar
  • ¾ c orange juice (freshly squeezed or store bought)
  • zest of one orange
  • ¾ c brown sugar
  • 1 apple small diced
  • ½ c golden raisins
  • ½ - 1 teaspoon of cinnamon (more to taste)


  • In a sauce pan, combine all ingredients for the chutney and stir. Bring to a boil on medium high, stirring occasionally until cranberries begin to pop.
  • Reduce the heat to low and allow to heat for approximately 15 minutes stirring occasionally or until thickened.
  • Transfer to a bowl and chill until cooled. You can make the chutney 1-2 days ahead of time. Top with extra orange zest or chopped pecans if desired


  • This is great served chilled, but it can be served warmed if you prefer.


Calories: 139kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 9mg | Potassium: 182mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 30g | Vitamin A: 72IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 1mg