Peggy Sue's Candied Spiked Cranberry Sauce

Peggy Sue Ross

By
@peggysueross

A grown-up version of a whole berry sauce.

You can vary this recipie in several ways: use your favorite spirit or liqueur (such as brandy), add toasted nuts (walnuts or pecans), add dried fruits (orange rind or mango), etc.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
5 1/2 Cups
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

3
(12 oz) bags of fresh or frozen cranberries
3 c
sugar
1/2 c
grand marnier (orange liqueur & brandy blend)

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350 degrees
2Rinse cranberries and discard any soft berries or stems, leaves, etc.
3Lightly grease 2 jellyroll (15 x 10 x 1)pans.
4Arrange cranberries in a single layer amongst the two pans.
5Sprinkle sugar evenly over cranberries in each pan.
6Cover tightly with aluminum foil.
7Bake for 1 hour, switch oven racks after 30 minutes to ensure even baking.
8Spoon cranberries into large serving bowl.
9Add Grand Marnier (it will sizzle slightly). Let cool.
10Serve at room temperature or chill. Keeps refrigerated up to one week.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fruit Sauces, Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegan
Other Tag: Quick & Easy