Cranberry Holiday Simmering Pot

Enjoy the warm and cozy smells of the holiday season with this Cranberry Holiday Simmering Pot!  

A cast iron skillet filled with fresh cranberries, orange slices, fresh rosemary, and a cinnamon stick.

So, as you get ready for the holidays, I hope you’re prepping your house for all the comforting, rich and decadent smells that make you so happy. And to top if off, consider adding this Cranberry Holiday Simmering Pot to your list. It’s the simplest thing you’ll do all day, guaranteed. It’ll send all your guests running to the kitchen for sure!

This simmering pot is filled with all the warming, citrusy, woodsy scents of the holidays. It will definitely fill every nook and cranny of your cozy space. So breath in deep and enjoy!

Ingredients Needed For This Holiday Simmering Pot:

  • Fresh Cranberries
  • 1 Cinnamon Stick
  • Whole Cloves
  • 2 Fresh Rosemary Sprigs
  • 2 Oranges
  • Water

So how does this pot work? Like I said, this pot is super easy to execute. Just add all of the ingredients to a pot, bring it to a boil, and then simmer on low until the water is all but dissolved. It’s just that easy. 🙂

Happy planning! And happy holidays! Please feel free to share in the comments below what you are grateful for this year. Also, let me know what you think of this simmering pot.

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Cranberry Holiday Simmering Pot

Enjoy the warm and cozy smells of the holiday season with this Holiday Simmering Pot! 
Prep Time5 mins
Simmering Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cranberry, Cranberry Recipes, Holiday Recipes, Orange Recipes, Recipes for a Crowd, Recipes for Parties, Simmering Pot
Author: Naomi


  • Ocean Spray Fresh Cranberries
  • 1 Cinnamon Stick
  • Whole Cloves, small pinch
  • 2 Fresh Rosemary Sprigs
  • 2 large Oranges, sliced or Orange Peel
  • Water


  • Fill a medium sized pot or cast iron skillet with all ingredients, and add the water to about 1 inch below the brim.
  • Bring to a gentle boil and then reduce the heat to a low simmer.
  • Simmer on low until the water is almost dissolved. Repeat the process a couple of times.
  • Enjoy the smells of the holidays! 


  • Fresh Cranberries: I just fill the pot until I don’t see the bottom. 


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