A spicy and savory Chutney for your Christmas Table

Apple cranberry chutney

One of my favorite condiment or side for my Christmas dinner table is an Apple Cranberry Chutney that will go with Beef, Pork, Poultry, or whatever you like.

Also see my Horseradish sauce recipe

Apple Cranberry Chutney

Apple Cranberry Chutney
Category: Condiment
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes

This Chutney will go with Beef, Pork, Poultry, or whatever you like.


  • 3 cups cranberries
  • 1 large Honey Crisp Apple diced
  • 1 tbsp fresh ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 tsp finely grated lemon zest
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice


  • Combine cranberries, apples, ginger, cinnamon, sugar, lemon zest and juice in a medium saucepan.
  • Cook over medium heat until mixture comes to a simmer and begins to breakdown and thicken, 5-6 minutes.
  • Some of the cranberries will burst, try to keep it a little chunky for a more rustic chutney.
  • Let cool completely.


Store by freezing, or pour in clean jars and refrigerate

Happy Holidays, Frohe Weihnachten from my Dinner table to yours!

Merry Christmas postcard, Daniel Stowe Botanical gardens in Belmont NC
I took this picture at Daniel Stowe Gardens, Belmont, NC

I have been living half of my life in Germany, then US, and traveling since then. My passion is cooking, painting and glass mosaic art. I try to re-create recipes I grew up with, or I tasted while traveling in Europe.

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