Sugared Cranberries

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Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

These sweet and tangy sugared cranberries make a surprising addition to candy bowl, your favorite apple pie, cheesecake or baked Brie- (see photos for other ideas)Make up packages for gift giving or just for snacking.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
makes about 3 cups
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
5 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

3 c
granulated sugar
2 medium
cinnamon sticks
6
whole cloves
3 c
water
3 c
fresh cranberries, rinsed
1 c
superfine sugar

How to Make Sugared Cranberries

Step-by-Step

  • 1Mix together the first four (4) ingredients. Bring to a boil, over medium heat. Simmer for 1 minute, stirring until sugar dissolves.
  • 2Remove from heat and pour into a bowl. Stir in cranberries, cover and refrigerate for 8 hours. Drain cranberries, reserving liquid.Strain liquid into bowl. See note.
  • 3Place sugar in a bowl and gently toss cranberries , coating well and evenly. Place on a large tray or cookie sheet to dry; about 1 to 2 hour air dry. Store in an airtight container or package for gift giving. Use within 3 or 4 days.
  • 4Note:
    Use:
    Strain out cinnamon sticks and cloves and use liquid as a simple syrup in cocktails, cakes, breads, pies muffins,cupcake decoration or in dips.

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About Sugared Cranberries

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: German
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy