2 Granny Smith Apples, peeled, cored and finely chopped.
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup cranberry juice cocktail
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1 cinnamon stick
1 (12-ounce package fresh cranberries
In a medium saucepan, combine apples, sugar, cranberry juice, vinegar, and cinnamon stick. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat; boil for 3 minutes. Stir in cranberries; reduce heat and simmer for 8 minutes, or until cranberries pop. Discard cinnamon stick. Remove from heat; cover, and chill.
Note: Cranberry sauce can be stored in air tight container for up to 1 week.