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Crockpot Turkey Breast with Cranberry Sauce

This Crockpot Turkey Breast with Cranberry Sauce recipe features classic Thanksgiving flavors. Looking to make your holiday meal just a little easier? Pop a boneless turkey breast in the slow cooker, top it with a mixture of cranberry sauce, orange juice and onion soup mix and you can concentrate on your side dishes and desserts!
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time4 hours
Total Time4 hours 5 minutes
Course: Entree, Main Course
Cuisine: American
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Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 728kcal
Author: Barbara


  • 3 - 8 pounds boneless turkey breast thawed
  • 15 ounces canned whole berry cranberry sauce
  • 1 ounce dry onion soup mix
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper


  • Place turkey breast in a crock pot insert.
  • In a small bowl, mix cranberry sauce, dry onion soup mix, orange juice, salt and pepper.
  • Pour sauce over turkey breast.
  • Cook on low heat until the internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F. See notes below of average cooking times based on size of turkey breast.


  • This slow cooker turkey breast recipe calls for whole berry cranberry sauce, but jellied cranberry sauce can be used too.
  • Use canned French Onion soup instead of dry onion soup mix if desired.
  • Out of orange juice? Use apple juice or water instead.
  • Turkey breasts come in many sizes ranging anywhere for 3 pounds to 8 pounds.  This will drastically change the cooking time. A smaller 3 pound turkey breast will take approximately 3- 4  hours while a larger one around 8 pounds could take 7 - 8 hours.
  • Be sure to start with a fully thawed boneless turkey breast.
  • To ensure the perfect amount of cook time and a moist turkey, use a digital thermometer and target 165 degrees F as an internal temperature.
  • For a simple turkey breast recipe, try Mom's favorite!


Calories: 728kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 135g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 337mg | Sodium: 1730mg | Potassium: 1580mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 178IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 96mg | Iron: 4mg