It’s so simple to whip up a batch of Instant Pot Cranberry Sauce for Thanksgiving or any time you’re craving a delicious cranberry side dish. Use fresh or frozen cranberries and just a few simple ingredients for this make-ahead cranberry sauce. 

instant pot cranberry sauce in a glass jar on a plate with garnishes

Have you always assumed it is hard to make your own fresh cranberry sauce? I mean, if it were easy, why would people buy it in a can? Right?

Turns out that homemade cranberry sauce is actually a cinch to make. And using the Instant Pot takes all the guesswork out of it and frees up your stove. You know, for the 10,718 other things you have to make on a big family holiday.

Which other holiday side dish can you just push a button and walk away? Yeah, it’s easy cranberry sauce, but it’s also a freaking miracle.